Author: Landon Todd

Oral Fluid testing

Quest comments for oral fluid mandatory guidelines

August 3, 2015 By

HHS published Oral Fluid Mandatory Guidelines which opened a 60-day comment period. Here are our comments in response to the questions posed by HHS.

Collections

Preparing for a drug test collection

July 30, 2015 By

When preparing for a drug test collection, donors should follow these best practices to help ensure an optimal collection experience.

News

The prescription drug misuse epidemic

July 13, 2015 By

While data from the DTI revealed recent positivity rate declines for prescription opiates, the increased misuse continues to be a growing concern.

News

Connect with Quest at SHRM 2015

June 24, 2015 By

Stop by booth #2043 during the SHRM conference to learn more about workplace drug testing and wellness solutions.

Oral Fluid testing

Oral fluid mandatory guidelines comment period now open

June 11, 2015 By

The HHS is asking industry professionals to review the Oral Fluid Mandatory Guidelines for federally-mandated drug testing and provide feedback.

Illicit drugs

Drug positivity rates in D.C. arrestees decline

June 8, 2015 By

Data from the Pretrial Services Agency report reveals that the drug positivity rate in D.C. arrestees declined from 49 percent to 27 percent since 2006.

Hair testing

Request for hair drug testing information

May 29, 2015 By

The HHS published an RFI seeking comments on regulatory policies and standards regarding the use of hair specimen for federally-mandated drug testing.

News

Connect with Quest at DATIA 2015

May 27, 2015 By

As a sponsor of this year’s DATIA Conference, we couldn’t be more excited about this gathering of experts from across the drug testing industry.

Oral Fluid testing

Proposed guidelines impacting workplace drug testing programs

May 20, 2015 By

The Department of Health and Human Services published two notices that could lead to important changes in federal drug testing requirements.

eCCF

Regulated electronic Custody and Control Form (eCCF) use approved

April 15, 2015 By

On April 13, the DOT published a Notice of a Final Rule which allows employers, collectors, labs and MROs to use eCCFs for regulated drug testing programs.