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Steroid testing 

Anabolic steroid testing service

LGC's anabolic steroid testing service is based on methodology developed at our Fordham laboratory, a former WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) accredited laboratory testing for doping substances, including anabolic steroids, in human sports.
Our steroid testing service is based on a combination of GC-MS and High Resolution Accurate Mass (HRAM) LC-MS.  In addition to steroids, other compounds are included in the screen that have hormone agonist or modulator activity such as clenbuterol and other β agonists, anastrazole, raloxifene, letrazole, clomifene, finasteride and dutasteride.
We offer analysis of urine samples for the routine detection of steroids in addition to serum/plasma and hair samples on request.


Steroid testing features

  • Testing carried out to WADA guidelines
  • Full WADA panel available, additional substances available on request
  • Results available within 5 working days
  • Expert collection of samples using easy to use,  robust and confidential chain- of-custody procedures
  • Secure, barcoded kits for collecting samples
  • Sample collection kits

Urine sample collection kits

LGC's urine samples collection kits contain everything you need to collect a sample and return it to the laboratory under chain of custody including:
  • Collection gallipot with temperature strip
  • 2 sample bottles to facilitate the ‘A’ and ‘B’ sample plus a small aliquot tube for testing
  • Barcode labels and tamper evident seals
  • Laboratory test request form
  • Tamper evident sample bag
  • Postage bag

Please download a copy of our steroid testing fact sheet or contact us for further information.