General Procedures

General Procedures...

All positive specimens are stored for a period of one year.


Strict Chain of Custody Procedures are followed.


Double Emit Testing is conducted on all positive results. (This is a second test on all positive results to insure the accuracy of the test result, and to prevent operator error.)


Month and Year End Statistical Reports are available to your organization.


ASSAYS  - The standard assays we test for are:


Meth/amphetamines                    Ethyl Alcohol

Barbiturates                                 Hydrocodone

Benzodiazepines                          Marijuana

Cocaine                                      Opiates

Creatinine (Adulterant)                 Other assay’s are available upon request




Forensic Testing/BAT Unit
Davidson County Community Corrections | A Division of the Trial Courts
408 Second Avenue, North
Suite 2100
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 615.862.8954     Fax: 615.880.2283