This test checks for the presence of one or more commonly abused drugs in the urine, hair, blood, saliva or sweat.
This drug screening checks for the presence of one or more commonly abused drugs in the urine, hair, blood, saliva or sweat. The type of sample depends on:
The period of time during which a drug will test positive depends on the type of sample, how much of the drug a person has taken and the person's metabolism.
Testing for commonly abused drugs can be done for several different reasons. These include:
A positive test means that a drug was found above the established level. A second, more specific, test may be done to verify a positive result. A test is negative if the result states "not detected" or "none detected." A negative test:
If a blood sample is required, the costs in this care path do not include the charge to draw blood from a vein (venipuncture). There will only be one charge to draw blood, even if multiple tests are being performed on the samples that are taken.
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