Doping test is a technical analysis of specimens of urine, blood, sweat, saliva or oral fluid to determine the presence of specified drugs or their metabolism. An athlete can be called for drug test at any time, usually drug test is done on winning team or top three competitiors.
Testing procedure : During the drug test, samples of urine, blood, saliva is take. These collected samples are split into two parts (sample A and sample B) and sealed by athlete. The first sample (Sample A) is sent is registered laboratory for drug test. If the first sample (Sample A) found positive or sports enhancing drugs are found in this sample, then the athlete is notified.
After words second sample (Sample B) is tested in the presence of athlete or coach. If both the samples (sample A and sample B) are positive then relevant sports federation is notified. It is the responsibility of concerned federation to decide the penalties or ban to be imposed over that athlete. Through this dope test, it educates athletes regarding harmful effects of drugs. It also checks the quality of athletics related to doping or drug use in sports.