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by drsajid
Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Drug and Alcohol Testing
Topic: Transgender Donor and Observation
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Transgender Donor and Observation

Any guidance on how to proceed with observed DOT drugs screen for a transgender donor. Situation was, there was biologically female donor who identified themselves as a male. The drug screen was required to be observed. Ideally the observer should be the same biological gender as the donor, but in t...
by drsajid
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Drug and Alcohol Testing
Topic: Foreign Rx
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Foreign Rx

Need advice on this scenario: The donor currently sees his Dr. in Brazil and is prescribed the medications through that Dr. due to cost. The prescription is in Portuguese. From MRO standpoint is this allowed? Do we try to translate the Rx? Should the donor see a medical provider here in the US and h...
by drsajid
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Drug and Alcohol Testing
Topic: Give quantitative laboratory results to the employer?
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

Give quantitative laboratory results to the employer?

For non-regulated testing, a donor (now former employee) is asking the employer, who in turn is ask me (the MRO) for quantative lab results of the drug screen. Are we allowed to send positive quanatitive drug screen results to the employer, who might in turn share them with the donor (now former emp...
by drsajid
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: DOT Physicals
Topic: DOT Physical and Drug Testing
Replies: 1
Views: 2178

DOT Physical and Drug Testing

Hello, I am occ med physician, MRO, and DOT ME. As you know, the DOT long form specifically asks "Have you used an illegal substance within the past two years? " So if a driver marks yes to this question and during my questioning of the driver, the driver says he/she "smoked weed 5 months ago, but n...