Category: Collections

Ask the experts: what is a direct observation drug test collection?
Drug test collections are a critical part of the drug testing process. Ensuring the integrity of specimens collected is equally as important. Continue reading

By   /  April 9, 2019

Preferred collection sites available at Walmart
Effective May 1, 2019, all Walmart PCS locations will be identified as “preferred sites” instead of “Patient Service Centers” in our network Continue reading

By   /  April 3, 2019

Drug test collections at-a-glance
Quality collections play a key role in the drug testing process. We provide insights into the important role of trained collectors and our nationwide collection network. Continue reading

By   /  March 14, 2019

Drug test collections: creating the optimal donor experience
Completing a drug test collection can be a positive experience if a donor follows the guidelines we’ve created for an optimal, hassle-free experience. Continue reading

By   /  November 12, 2018

Quest brings drug test collections to retail locations
As a leader of diagnostic insights, Quest Diagnostics is bringing drug test collection sites to retail locations across the United States beginning with select Walmart and Safeway stores. Continue reading

By   /  April 10, 2018

Drug testing Do’s and Don’ts
Drug testing can be part of the employment process. Your part in the process is simple, yet important. We have compiled some helpful tips to help. Continue reading

By   /  November 14, 2017

Hair drug test procedures
We’ve created a hair drug testing guide to help add clarity to each step of the collections process. Continue reading

By   /  November 7, 2017

What to expect at a drug test collection
Before getting a drug test done, knowing what to expect before the process is valuable. Learn about the strict guidelines collectors follow. Continue reading

By   /  July 21, 2017

Drug test collections when you need them
When an individual cannot go to a brick and mortar location for a scheduled drug test collection, the only option may be an emergency, on-site collection. Continue reading

By   /  March 31, 2017

Ask the Experts: Drug test collection quality
We hold our collectors to the highest standards of quality by establishing chain of custody protocols, conducting audits, and reducing fatal flaws. Continue reading

By   /  September 30, 2016