urine drug test sample kit

Urine Drug Testing

Urine testing remains the most commonly used drug specimen because of its familiarity, its cost to test, and its detection of a wide range of drugs for inclusion on test panels. A significant problem with urine testing is that it is vulnerable to "cheating" especially in unmonitored collection situations.

For more information on urine drug testing, to schedule your workplace screening, or to contact MMC, reach out today

Pros and Cons of Urine Screenings for Drug Use

Whether you elect one or multiple methodologies, it is best to review the pros and cons of each. Read about the benefits and drawbacks of urine testing. 

Pros of Urine Testing

  • Inexpensive
  • Longevity in industry and proven track record
  • Detects recent drug use (previous 6-72 hours)
  • Approved for federal testing
  • Applicable for a variety of testing reasons including pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, follow-up, and return to duty screening
  • Laboratory and Point of Collection (Rapid) options
  • Available at all testing facilities

Cons of Urine Testing

  • Easily manipulated
  • Can be adulterated, diluted, and substituted when the collection process is not observed
  • Cannot measure the frequency of illicit drug use
  • Cannot indicate the severity of impairment

Learn more about various other types of drug testing available through Mobile Medical Corporation so you can make the best choice for your workplace environment. 

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Client Testimonials

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Mobile Medical Corporation has been an important resource and business partner to Century Steel Erectors for the past 30 years. They have been an asset to our business; it is like having our own medical staff. A one stop shop for substance testing, OSHA required testing and medical surveillance. The staff is knowledgeable, professional and have provided invaluable assistance in complying with a myriad of regulations from OSHA, DOT and other owner and regulatory agencies.
Century Steel Erectors

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