Author: Nicole Jupe

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze
Facing an opioid crisis, employers can screen for most commonly abused substances such as oxycodone using an oral fluid drug test. Benefits of oral fluid include detection of recent drug use, an observed collection, and the accuracy that comes from a lab-based drug test. Continue reading

By   /  April 20, 2018

Drug testing brings possibility
One drug test can open up a world of opportunities and potentially change someone’s life. Our new video series will introduce you to Sandra, Matt, and Kate and gives you a glimpse into each of their unique journeys. Watch now. Continue reading

By   /  April 17, 2018

NLCP guidance on invalid specimens
HHS-certified laboratories reported a significant increase in the number of urine drug test specimens that were reported as invalid in the second half of 2017. Read the NLCP notice. Continue reading

By   /  March 26, 2018

Quest opens largest toxicology lab in Latin America
The largest and most modern Latin American toxicology laboratory was recently opened by Quest Diagnostics and our joint venture partner LABET in Santana de Parnaíba, São Paulo, Brazil. Continue reading

By   /  March 23, 2018

Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen
If you do the math, the DOT 5-panel drug test regimen requires confirmation testing for a total of 14 drugs. Is there a new name for the DOT drug test with the 2018 regulations? Continue reading

By   /  March 21, 2018

7 takeaways from our drug testing laws webinar
Industry expert Faye Caldwell discussed current trends, recent drug testing laws, state marijuana legislation, and considerations for employers implementing a drug testing policy and procedures in our recent webinar. Learn more. Continue reading

By   /  March 9, 2018

Recreational marijuana in Maine
On February 1, 2018, specific protections for employees or applicants, who use marijuana went into effect. These protections may affect how you administer your drug testing program for employees in Maine. Continue reading

By   /  February 20, 2018

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws
Employers turn to drug-free workplace programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective, compliant program. Register now. Continue reading

By   /  February 13, 2018

DOT random rates unchanged
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%. Continue reading

By   /  February 6, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016 according to the Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. That equates to a startling 174 lives lost every day to overdose. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018