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An_240029 posted:
What are specific causes for low creatnine in toxicology specimens? I am seeking an expert opinion on this issue. I work for a criminal justice treatment program and many of our clinical staff believe that a small percentage of our clients are being penalized unjustly. We are seeking information about ways creatnine levels are affected that are unrelated to drug using behavior and/or tampering. Thank you.
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James Golden, MD responded:
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) sponsors a course twice a year in Medical Review Officer (MRO) training. This is a comprehensive course which covers the whole area of drug testing, including compliance and legal issues.


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