Frequently Asked Questions
Consortium/Third Party Administrator - A service agent that provides or coordinates the provision of a variety of drug and alcohol testing services to employeers. C/TPAs typically perform administrative tasks concerning the operation of the employeer's drug and alcohol testing programs including compliance with DOT regulations and/or Specific Client Requirements.
If you are a member of our Random Program (utilizing DSC as you C/TPA) we will provide this service to you. We will also keep your required employee list and their testing information updated on the auditor's.
Yes, your self pay personal drug test information will be kept confidential.
No, every company needs a pre-employment test for their new hires of that company on file in case of an audit.
Drug Screen Compliance utilizes two SAMHSA certified laboratories. Specimens will be sent to either Quest Diagnostics or Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL).
Yes! All six of DSC's locations offer on site collections services 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
No, it is not necessary to schedule an appointment for a drug test or lab work. Just walk in. If you need a physical please contact the reception desk at the office you will visit to schedule an appointment.
DSC usually has a result on a negative test within 24 hours. If further testing is needed it could take up to 72 hours to get a result.
If it is a self-pay test for personal use, yes the person paying for the test will receive the results. If it is a test for a company and paid for by the company, the donor will not receive a copy of the drug screen result. The result will be sent to the company that requested and will pay for the test. If the donor needs a copy of a company test, they will have to consult with the employer to get a copy.
If you have a non-negative test result and it is a DOT test, you will need to attend a Substance Abuse Program (SAP). After completing the SAP you will be assigned to take a observed Return To Duty drug test. Follow-up testing will be assigned by the SAP at the donors expense.
It will take up to 5 business days for a hair follicle result.
The hair follicle test can detect drugs as far back as three months.
DSC offers the 5 panel hair follicle test that we perform at our office by a certified collector.
Yes, all DNA tests are signed by a certified scientist.
Yes! All six DSC locations offer on-site collection services 24 hours a day 7 days a week.