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28 Pa. Code § 715.14. Urine testing.

§ 715.14. Urine testing.

 (a)  A narcotic treatment program shall complete an initial drug-screening urinalysis for each prospective patient and a random urinalysis at least monthly thereafter.

   (1)  Each test shall be for opiates, methadone, amphetamines, barbiturates, cocaine and benzodiazepines.

   (2)  If the narcotic treatment program determines that other drugs are abused in that narcotic treatment program’s locality or have been identified in the patient’s drug and alcohol history as being a drug of abuse or use, a narcotic treatment program may conduct a test or analysis for other drugs as well.

 (b)  A narcotic treatment program shall develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that urine collected from patients is unadulterated. These policies and procedures shall include random observation which shall be conducted professionally, ethically and in a manner which respects patient privacy.

 (c)  A narcotic treatment program shall develop and implement policies and procedures to minimize misidentification of urine specimens and to ensure that the tested specimens can be traced to the donor.

 (d)  A narcotic treatment program shall ensure that a laboratory that performs the testing required under this section shall be in compliance with applicable Federal requirements, specifically the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1998 (42 U.S.C.A. § §  201 note, 263 and 263a notes), and State requirements, specifically the Pennsylvania Clinical Laboratory Act (35 P. S. § §  2151—2165) and Chapter 5 (relating to clinical laboratories).

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