Meconium Drug Testing

Meconium can be an extremely useful specimen for detecting fetal exposure to controlled substances.  This may help physicians treat a newborn’s withdrawal symptoms, gain insight into possible explanations for prematurity, discover growth or neurological abnormalities, and prescribe appropriate and relevant follow-up services. 

Visit our online test catalog for a menu of available meconium drug test options.

Download step-by-step instructions for collecting and preparing meconium specimens

For more information about meconium drug testing, please contact MedTox at 800‑832‑3244.