What does the urine on the FAA medical test for?
Ive heard varying things on this, and am curious as to what the urine testing on the FAA medical exams (1st-3rd class) check for. Some sources say its just a test for kidney function/diabetes. While other state that this is a drug test, which seems unlikely as It diesnt explicity state in the FARs that this is part of an exam conducted by an AME.
- 8 months ago
I just like to pee
- zipperLv 69 months ago
The test is for kidneys, balder, infection, STD's, cancer, and so on, and can be used for drug testing which is kind of illegal with out telling you.
- champerLv 79 months ago
It's testing for kidney problems and diabetes.
It's not a drugs test, that is separate.
- ConservativeLv 79 months ago
A urine test is for diabetes. Diabetes is one of the conditions that restrict or preclude holding an FAA medical.
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- KY-ClayLv 79 months ago
They are testing for the presents of drugs. They test your vision, blood pressure, hearing, perform an EKG, test for alcohol of substance abuse (Drug Test), and surgeries you may have had, and ever vitamins and supplements you may take.
- RonLv 79 months ago
Why do you care?