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vTOX DNA-Verified Urine Drug Testing


 

A unique new way to validate urine samples and eliminate viewed urine collection

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Our unique vTOX DNA-verified urine drug testing eliminates the need for viewed urine collection. All that's required is a one-time cheek swab, and all future urine samples are genetically matched with your client's stored DNA information. Your clients get more privacy, and you get complete assurance as to the validity of each sample. 

 

Easy for you, easy for your clients

vTOX DNA-verified UDT completely eliminates the need for awkward viewed urine collection. This offers many benefits to both the patient and the treatment center, including:

No more viewed urine collection

Reduces staff burden

Speeds up collection process

Minimizes urine sample tampering

Improves treatment center compliance

No more "shy bladder" issues

Happier clients

 

 

How does vTOX DNA-verified UDT work?

On the first visit, a phlebotomist uses a buccal swab to collect a sampling of cells from inside the patient's cheek. The swab is transferred to VMW's main laboratory, where a laboratory technician extracts DNA samples. The DNA is then analyzed for the presence of specific genetic markers. This data is then entered into our system, where it is matched against the genetic markers found in that patient's future urine samples. If the markers match, the urine sample is genuine and verified.

 

Frequently asked questions

What information does vTOX genetic testing capture?

Valley Medical's vTOX DNA verification testing captures the size and presence of twelve specific genomic features referred to as short tandem repeats (STR). Due to inheritance and random events during replication, every individual has a unique size and frequency of these STRs. The test also measures the length of the Amelogenin gene, which is different between males and females.

Do you store actual DNA?

No, the DNA samples we collect are safely disposed of after the initial analysis. We store only select DNA data, not the genetic material itself.

Does this DNA verification capture genetic risk factors or clinically relevant results?

This test specifically and exclusively measures short tandem repeat (STR) regions that do not contain any relevant genetic risk factors or clinically relevant results. The results of this test can only be used for the matching of human samples.

Does vTOX DNA verification detect patients who submit fake urine or who mix their urine samples with others?

Yes, the samples from patients who submit fake urine will either have no human DNA present or have non-matching DNA. If patients try to mix their sample with others, our test will detect an impossible number of alleles and the result will fail.

How are the genetic results used?

The genetic results of this test are compared to the patient's reference sample profile. This validates the patient's sex type as well as the twelve standard U.S. Core Loci to ensure sample identification.

What are the odds of a false result?

Valley Medical's vTOX DNA verification is extremely accurate. The probability of a random match occurring are at most 1 in 150,000,000,000.

How long does vTOX DNA verification take?

vTOX DNA-verification testing takes the same amount of time as our standard toxicology analysis. Results will be reported within two days of samples being received in our laboratory.

How frequently must vTOX DNA-verification testing be conducted?

While a cheek swab is only necessary on the initial visit, vTOX DNA-verification testing is conducted for every urine sample we receive. This ensures patient validity and eliminates the need for more invasive sample verification methods, such as viewed collections.

 

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