Tag: synthetic urine

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States move to ban synthetic urine

May 4, 2018 By

Synthetic urine has become a popular means of attempting to elude a positive drug test result, considering it often contains uric acid, a chemical naturally found in urine.

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NLCP guidance on invalid specimens

March 26, 2018 By

HHS-certified labs reported a significant increase in the number of urine drug test specimens that were reported as invalid in the second half of 2017.

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Combating cheating in urine drug testing

July 18, 2016 By

Yes, Quest can detect synthetic urine using specimen validity testing, a screening that determines if a specimen is human urine. All urine drug test specimens coming into Quest Diagnostics facilities include specimen validity testing as part of the drug testing process. Learn more about how Quest Diagnostics is combatting cheating in urine drug testing.

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Add certainty with specimen validity testing

December 18, 2015 By

Quest Diagnostics offers specimen validity testing with varying levels of quality assurance to help ensure the integrity of a urine drug test.

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How donors cheat drug tests

December 16, 2015 By

The use of oxidizing adulterants is one of the most common ways donors try to cheat a urine drug test. Our chart shows different kinds of adulterants.