Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Drug Toxicology Test in Kenya

Brief Description

This test checks for drugs or other chemicals in urine. It may be used to screen for drug abuse, to monitor a substance abuse problem, or to evaluate drug intoxication or overdose.


Megaloblastic Anemia, Urine

Patient Preparation

Certain medicines and supplements should be avoided before test

Sample Type


Sample volume


Sample collection Container

Plastic urine container

Sample collection instructions

No use of container with soap, disinfectants, cleaning agents, or other possible adulterants.

Sample storage


Reference range


Results Turnaround

4 - 6 days after receipt of samples

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

Presence of a drug compound is associated with substance abuse.