Benefits of Using Multi-Panel Drug Test Cups


 Drug test cups are quite useful in detecting substance abuse. Though drug test strips also serve the same purpose, the drug test cups differ from them in the design. This difference in design offers distinct advantages to the users. Some of the significant advantages of drug testing cups, especially the multi-panel test cups are discussed in detail in this article.
Benefits of multi-panel test cups:

Compared to other test kits, they have advantages such as, safe and easy collection of sample in the cup, detecting adulteration of sample, check multiple drugs, easy and convenient to use, quick, accurate and are cost-effective. Let us discuss each of these benefits succinctly.
Avoid sample handling:

Unlike other test kits, multi-panel test cups do not entail physical handling of the urine sample. Many a times, handling the urine sample causes uneasiness to the persons involved in the administration of the test. This is more so in places such as workplace, schools, and other places that do not involve medical professionals. These kits are, thus, useful in such cases. They are also suitable for on-site testing.

Detect adulteration of sample: The multi-panel test cups are tamper proof - adulteration of the sample that is collected is ruled out. Further, these cups are inbuilt to detect adulteration of the sample, if any. These features, i.e., being tamper proof and the ability to detect adulteration ensure that the test conducted gives reliable results.

Check for multiple drugs: They are available in single and multi-panel designs. While the former can detect only one substance at a time, the latter is quite useful in detecting more than one substance in the sample. They can detect substances like opiates (derivatives of opium like heroin, cocaine, etc.), marijuana, barbiturates, phencyclidine, amphetamines, etc. You can test for these drugs all in one go using a multi-panel urine drug test cup. These are useful in routine screening at workplaces, law enforcement agencies, etc.

Easy and convenient to use: These kits are plain and easy to use. You do not need to have any special skills while handling these kits, nor do you require any other tool or appliance to handle them. Unlike the test strips, where you need to collect urine in a separate container, you can collect the sample in a sterilized cup in case of urine drug test cups. Moreover, by collecting the sample once, you can check for the presence of multiple drugs.

Provide quick and accurate results: Drug test cups give test results fast - within three to eight minutes. These results are reliable and accurate as they are tamper proof. Further, these have been designed according to the standards laid down by the FDA.

Cost-effective: They are affordable and economical. When there is requirement of routine substance screening to test for several substances, these kits are extremely helpful. As they are cost effective, employers find it more optimal and effective in fulfilling the intent. The price of these kits starts at about $7.
Multi-panel urine drug test cups, thus, have several advantages. They can be used at any place including home, workplace, school, etc.

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