Drug and Alcohol results can have life-changing consequences for the donor. Due to this reason, it is vital to handle every single sample meticulously.
Chain of Custody refers to the system of controls governing the collection, processing and storage of samples. These controls reduce the potential for the sample to be accidentally or maliciously tampered with and guarantee that results reported by the laboratory originate, beyond doubt, from a particular donor. The appropriate paperwork ensures accurate documentation of the proceed by detailing the collection, custody, transfer and analysis of samples.