MedTest Dx releases new line of calibrators and controls for drugs of abuse toxicology testing

Aug. 5, 2019

MedTest Dx, Inc., a name synonymous with drugs of abuse toxicology confirmation testing products through its Clinitox brand, announced it will introduce an improved line of Clinitox Calibrators and Controls for confirmation testing at the 2019 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting. The new product line provides laboratories performing confirmation testing a customizable calibration and controls solution designed for accuracy and efficiency, with extended shelf life and simplified documentation.

Confirmation testing is an essential part of the two-step process used for drugs of abuse toxicology testing, a segment that has experienced substantial growth in recent years. Positive results from drug screening tests are typically re-tested using LC/MS mass spectrometry technology, which confirms the initial results and provides additional information with high accuracy.

Clinitox Calibrators and Controls are ready-to-use, liquid formats that simplify calibration and quality control procedures. They can be fully customized to meet the unique needs of individual laboratories, taking into consideration specific testing requirements, LC/MS instrumentation and sample matricies. Custom profiles are easily edited or updated as needs change. Clinitox Calibrators and Controls come as ready-to-use single use ampoules with batch and lot certifications, ensuring they deliver the quality laboratories require.  

The MedTest Dx Clinitox Solution is a turnkey system enabling labs to bring drugs of abuse confirmation testing in-house by increasing the ease and efficiency of confirmation testing, while reducing the cost. It provides streamlined sample preparation; rapid implementation; Certificates of Analysis; documentation for traceability, including routine or specialty compound cut-offs; multiple panel options; and custom LC/MS calibrators, controls and internal standards.

To learn more about how MedTest Dx’s integrated solutions can strengthen and support your clinical laboratory services, visit AACC 2019 Booth #1567.

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