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Doping control officer


Intelligence analysts working in the anti-doping field conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses in order to detect the presence of substances whose use is banned in sports. They are involved in the whole of the analysis process, from the preparation of urine samples and the implementation of instrumental analysis, to the evaluation of results. They normally work in laboratories which are exclusively dedicated to this sort of control and are required to meet strict and highly regulated quality standards.


  • Prepare the urine sample for its analysis.
  • Prepare the control samples and calibration samples, which shall serve as a reference for the assessment of the results.
  • Prepare the reagents necessary to determine the substances being analysed.
  • Conduct the instrumental analysis of the urine sample using automated immunological and chromatographic techniques.
  • Carry out the maintenance and calibration of the diagnostic equipment used (mostly gas chromatography and liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry).
  • Carry out work following quality standards, such as ISO 17025 and the Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Work with computerised systems for sample management.
  • May also be responsible, with the respective supervision, for developing new analytical procedures and updating existing procedures.

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Centre per al desenvolupament professional Porta22

Barcelona Treball (Porta22)
Llacuna, 156-162, 08018 Barcelona

Monday to Friday from 9 to 18 h

Generalitat de Catalunya
Unió Europea FEDER
Unió Europea FSE