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Reporting Results of a Double Specimen Collection During a Single Testing Event (Immediate Directly Observed Collection)

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

It may be necessary to perform a second, directly observed specimen collection during a Department of Transportation (DOT) mandated urine specimen collection. This will result in two results which may be significantly different and which therefore may be confusing to an employer. The Medical Review Officer (MRO) should report the results in a way that reduces the chances for a misunderstanding.

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