What is this test?
This is a two-part urine test to look for delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. THC is the active ingredient in marijuana. The test can find out if THC or related chemicals from marijuana called metabolites are in your urine. The test is considered quite accurate. You may have to do the urine test in a healthcare provider’s office or with a technician present.
Why do I need this test?
You may need this test as a requirement before being hired for a job. You might also have this test if you are showing signs of drug abuse. Your healthcare provider may also give you this test to monitor drug abuse treatment and to quickly look for any signs of relapse. Regular testing may help you recover from drug abuse more successfully.