Laboratory Testing Reference Guide

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TABLE OF contents

L ABOR ATORY TESTING SERVICES

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Drugs of Abuse Testing ? Urine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8

Drugs of Abuse Testing ? Oral Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10

Esoteric/Specialty Testing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

SPECIMEN COLLECTION

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Collection: Site Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Collection: Urine/Oral Fluid Collection Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-16

Collection: Specimen Validity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-18

Collection: Problematic Situations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-20

SPECIMEN LABELING & SHIPPING

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Option 1: ToxAccessTM Labeling Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25

Option 2: Urine Test Request Labeling Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27

Option 3: Oral Fluid Test Request Labeling Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29

Packaging Protocol: Shipping to Lab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31

RESULT REPORTING & COLLECTION MANAGEMENT

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ToxAccessTM: Web Result Reporting & Collection Management . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Standard Result Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

DRUG INFORMATION

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Alcohol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Amphetamines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Barbiturates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Benzodiazepines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Buprenorphine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Cocaine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Designer Stimulants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Diuretics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Fentanyl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Marijuana (cannabinoids) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Methadone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Opiates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Oxycodone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51

Phencyclidine (PCP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Steroids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Stimulants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

Synthetic Cannabinoids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Urine Creatinine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

CONTACT INFORMATION

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REFERENCE GUIDE // Laboratory services

Laboratory services

Redwood Toxicology Laboratory (RTL) performs drug and alcohol testing in accordance with strict forensic standards and scientifically accepted methods. Testing is performed by a highly educated, experienced staff using state-of-the-art equipment under the scrutiny of state and federal agencies. We'll find out. Drugs of Abuse Urine Testing -- RTL processes over 85,000 urine specimens each week for thousands of clients. Drugs of Abuse Oral Fluid Testing -- Oral fluid testing is gaining popularity with many programs that require easy, gender-neutral specimen collection combined with the accuracy of lab testing. Esoteric/Specialty Testing -- RTL also offers a wide range of specialized tests including: EtG/EtS Alcohol testing, Synthetic Cannabinoid testing, Designer Stimulants testing, Comprehensive drug testing, GHB testing, Fentanyl testing and hCG (pregnancy) testing and more.

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