5 Panel Rapid Drug Screen

When a probation officer, employer, or sports coach wants to determine if someone is using drugs, our urgent care center can provide a rapid panel test for five of the most common types of drugs.


Request a Screening Test for Five Commonly Used Drugs

These five categories of drugs include:

  • Opiates
  • Cocaine
  • Phencyclidine
  • Amphetamines
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol

Patients should refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages or beverages that contain caffeine. It is a good idea to drink plenty of water so that you can provide a urine sample for the laboratory technologist. Urine testing is efficient, and it is offered at a lower cost, making it affordable for the government agencies or workplaces that require drug testing.

On-site Drug Testing Procedures

A rapid drug test offers results in approximately 24 hours, and if the test is negative, then no additional testing is required. However, if the test results are positive, then additional testing is required that can take between a few days to several weeks. At our urgent care center, all of the urine testings are performed on-site in our facility, so this can prevent problems with the chain of custody of a specimen.

What Happens When a Drug Test Is Positive?

When a patient has a positive test result, it is possible that prescription medications are creating an abnormal result. With a positive test, a physician or a laboratory technician will perform additional tests on the urine of a patient.

Why Do You Need Drug Testing?

Some employers make their employees take a Rapid Drug Test when they are offered a job. Other times, if an accident occurs at work then the employer may demand their employee take a drug test. An important part of the injury treatment process is collecting a urine sample for a drug test. With the results from a drug test, an employee can document that he was not using any illegal substances during an accident, making it easier to apply for benefits such as workers’ compensation.

What Are the Benefits from Rapid Drug Tests?

There are several benefits from rapid drug test screenings, including:

  • Reducing vehicular accidents
  • Preventing injuries from machinery
  • Ensuring that employees are more productive
  • Improving daily attendance
  • Reducing a company’s health insurance costs
  • Avoiding the need for substance abuse recovery programs
  • Stopping financial loss
  • Creating a more cooperative environment in the workplace

Come into WellCare

If you need to take a drug test then come into WellCare Urgent Care center. We make the process simple and easy for you so that it doesn’t take too much time out of your day. To learn more about drug tests at our urgent care center, contact us today.

 

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