Category: Drug Testing

Customer survey: taking action from insight
At Quest Diagnostics, we’re working hard to do things differently – and better. Continue reading

By   /  August 13, 2018

Excuses for positive drug tests
The most common excuses for why people fail drug tests include claims about second-hand smoke or accidental consumption. Arm yourself with knowledge to deter cheating. Continue reading

By   /  August 1, 2018

Breaking Free – Drug and Treatment Courts
In our upcoming webinar we'll look at the benefits of drug courts and the key role drug testing plays in breaking the cycle of addiction and incarceration. Continue reading

By   /  July 26, 2018

Old Federal CCFs… Now what?
All U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)-mandated drug test collections will require a new Custody and Control Form (CCF) starting Sunday, July 1, 2018. Find out what you need to do to be prepared for the fast-approaching change. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2018

Under the influence: Methamphetamines
Methamphetamine use doesn't dominate headlines, however the drug has made a comeback in the United States and is the culprit of it's very own kind of epidemic. Learn more about the drug, it's effects on the body and what the latest data from Quest Diagnostics has to say about workplace positivity trends. Continue reading

By   /  May 31, 2018

Drug testing conferences and their purpose
Drug testing conferences have a purpose, to educate and align many in the industry to the most talked about topics of today. From the opioid crisis, to best practices with collection sites and professionals. The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association's conference offers a broad variety of valuable insights. Continue reading

By   /  May 30, 2018

DATIA focus: Why Brazil Chose Hair Drug Testing
With high rates of on-the-job alcohol and illicit drug use by professional drivers, the Brazilian government is facing the challenge of keeping its citizens safe on its streets and highways —and to deter drug use by professional drivers. Read more in DATIA focus. Continue reading

By   /  May 24, 2018

States move to ban synthetic urine
Synthetic urine has become a popular means of attempting to elude a positive drug test result, considering it often contains uric acid, a chemical naturally found in urine. Continue reading

By   /  May 4, 2018

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

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