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Collections

Friends offers onsite supervised collections of all specimen types in our Baltimore facility daily. In addition, we maintain a fleet of couriers to pickup specimens at your facility in the Baltimore/Washington Metro area.

Specimens outside our courier area may be shipped via commercial carrier. Or we offer onsite collections at your facility by prior arrangement with Customer Service.

When collecting specimens at your facility, we advise you use the collection supplies we provide and follow all applicable collection procedures for those specimens (as needed below).

Urine

  • Most often used
  • Proven in court
  • May be tested for over 40 drugs of abuse including narcotics, inhalents, prescription medications and specialty drugs.
  • Methodologies used include: TLC, EIA, FPIA, ELISA, GC/MS, LC/MS/MS

Saliva

  • Easily collected
  • Proven in court
  • Comprehensive drug panels including the major classes of narcotics
  • May detect immediate usage
  • Methodologies used include: ELISA

Hair

  • Easily collected
  • Proven in court
  • More resistant to adulterants
  • Provides 60-90 day history of drug use.
  • Drug panels include the major classes of narcotics: Opiates, Amphetamines, Cocaine, PCP and Cannabinoids
  • Methodologies used include: EIA, GC/MC, GC/MS/MS and/or LC/MS/MS
Full collection procedure
Chain of Custody Forms
Drug Detection Times
Ordering Supplies
Full collection procedure
Chain of Custody Forms
Drug Detection Times
Ordering Supplies
FAQs
Drug Detection Levels

 

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