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Myth to Fact — 11 minutes

The presence of drugs in the urine indicates a drug habit

It's a myth!

In fact, it is virtually impossible to associate a drug concentration detected in the urine with the consumption habits of the person tested. Too many factors come into play when interpreting a toxicology test result, such as the metabolism of the person who consumed (which can greatly influence the amount of drug found in the urine after a certain length of time) and the time period between consumption and the start of the detection process.

In addition, it is just as false to believe that a drug concentration in the urine can be linked to a person’s state when providing the sample, since the detection window for all drugs measured in the urine exceeds their intoxication window. As a result, a person can test positive without being intoxicated. Therefore, a person’s psychological state cannot be determined using this test.