U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Announces First Quarter Testing Numbers for 2006

April 27, 2006 The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) performed a total of 2,259 doping control tests in the first quarter (January 1–March 31) of 2006, including 2,037 domestic tests.  Out-of-Competition (OOC) testing, widely considered to be the most effective method of deterrence, comprised 62 percent (1,259) of USADA’s first-quarter domestic tests.  The 778 In-Competition (IC)…