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Laboratory Credentials and Certifications

Our Accreditations and Licenses Set Us Apart from Most Toxicology and Infectious Disease Testing Labs

World-Class Laboratory Credentials

At DRUGSCAN, we know there’s a person on the other end of our laboratory results. That’s why we’re focused on helping you provide the highest quality care for your patients. DRUGSCAN is proud to be one of the only laboratories in the country to be CLIA-licensed, CAP-accredited, and SAMHSA-certified. Whether you’re looking for the meaning behind our accreditations or looking for state-specific licenses and permits, you’ll find them here.

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Toxicology Testing Services

DRUGSCAN specializes in proven and purpose-driven toxicology. Our services include prescription drug and addiction monitoring, specialized drug testing, and workplace drug testing, screening and program management services to clients in 48 states. Here’s what you can expect from us:

Clinical Excellence and Quality Assurance

  • CAP-accredited, CLIA-licensed and SAMHSA-certified
  • More than 35 years in laboratory testing
  • Customized testing options available for your practice
  • Strict compliance with all relevant legal, ethical and regulatory obligations
  • Direct access to experts, including PhD board-certified toxicologists

Proven Efficiency to Expedite Drug Testing

  • Laboratory in operation 24/7
  • Following receipt of samples, 98 percent of test results available in 24 – 48 hours
  • Rapid Report technology to help you monitor patient compliance and progress
  • Reports sent via secure online portal, bi-directional EMR integration or fax

More Accurate Tests with Low-Level Cut-Offs

  • Oral fluid testing for patients unable to void 
  • Wide range of tests specific to addiction treatment
  • Confirmation testing following each positive screening test
  • Accuracy determined by LC-MS/MS confirmation

Reports so Good, They’re Copyrighted

  • Wide range of tests available, including standard & custom panels
  • Flexible panel design to fit your practice/treatment center 
  • Many reporting formats to choose from
  • Color coding on reports to see how each patient is doing in seconds

ViraScan COVID-19 Testing Services

COVID-19 testing is a critical step in care for individuals during this unprecedented time. ViraScan stands apart from all other laboratories in the COVID-19 testing space. You can count on:

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    Less Than 24 Hour TAT

    Average result reporting is less than 24 hours from receipt of specimen.

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    Custom Logistics

    We’ll partner with you to develop custom solutions for specimen collection and transport, including courier pickup and Federal Express options. Collection and shipping supplies are provided.

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    Validated Methods

    With less than 0.2% inconclusive rate and a high specificity rate for testing that targets three specific genes (ORF1ab, N Protein, and S Protein) for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from SARS‑CoV‑2 nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swab, nasopharyngeal aspirate, nasal swabs, and bronchoalveolar lavage samples.

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    30+ Years of Exceptional Customer Service

    Our customer service and project management teams are ready to guide and support you throughout the process. We’ll assign a representative to your account to be available for any questions you may have.

Our Accreditations

Below, you can explore what each certification/accreditation means, and see why they are so important when it comes to identifying a trustworthy, quality laboratory.

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    License

    CLIA-licensed

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the U.S. through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). In total, CLIA covers approximately 260,000 laboratory entities. The Division of Clinical Laboratory Improvement & Quality, within the Quality, Safety & Oversight Group, under the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) has the responsibility for implementing the CLIA Program. The objective of the CLIA program is to ensure quality laboratory testing. 

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    License

    CAP-accredited

    The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Program is an on-site, peer-inspection program that occurs every two years to assess the site’s compliance with CAP program requirements. The criteria checklist is updated annually, developed with input from more than 500 pathologists. CAP Laboratory Accreditation helps laboratories maintain accuracy of test results, ensure accurate patient diagnosis, exchange ideas and best practices among pathology and laboratory medicine peers, and manage rapidly evolving changes in laboratory medicine and technology.

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    License

    SAMHSA-certified

    A SAMHSA-certified laboratory is a clinical facility that administers drug screen procedures for employment purposes recognized federally by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). SAMHSA certification means a laboratory is authorized to perform forensic testing for regulated industries and federal agencies under federal regulation. This statute acts as both a deterrent and preventive measure against drug abuse in the workplace.

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As part of our goal to partner with organizations and providers for healthier lives and safer workplaces, we make it easy for clients to access our team of experts to help them solve complex problems. DRUGSCAN’s excellence in obtaining and maintaining our laboratory certifications is one way we continue to fulfill our commitment of bringing world-class services and strategic partnership to our clients, serving as an extension of the patient care team.

Licenses and Certifications by State

For your convenience, our state-specific licenses, certifications and permits are available for download:

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