Category: Drug Testing

Under the influence: prescription opioids
If someone close to you were struggling with opioid dependence, would you see the signs of addiction? We take a closer look at prescription opioid misuse. Continue reading

By   /  June 20, 2019

Preventing drug-related workplace accidents
Post-accident drug positivity has been increasing annually since 2011. Workplace accidents are expensive and dangerous; however, with workplace drug testing programs in place, many may be prevented. Continue reading

By   /  June 13, 2019

Hair testing now includes more specific testing for oxycodones
Recent enhancements to our hair testing panels now allow for more specific testing for opiate-like or opioid drug such as oxycodone and its metabolites. Continue reading

By   /  June 3, 2019

Understanding oral fluid testing terminology
Oral fluid drug testing systems represent cutoffs as neat rather than diluted. Our expert explains the difference. Continue reading

By   /  May 23, 2019

Hair testing webinar in review
In the third and final installment of our webinar series, Back to basics, we focused on hair drug testing and combed through the key features. Continue reading

By   /  May 17, 2019

National Prevention Week Inspires Action
National Prevention Week is a campaign dedicated to increasing awareness about mental health and substance use disorders, igniting change around the country. Continue reading

By   /  May 13, 2019

Back to basics webinar series: hair drug testing
Untangling the benefits of this drug testing type, Quest experts provide insightful information in our upcoming webinar, Back to basics: hair drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  April 17, 2019

Expert emphasizes benefits of oral fluid drug testing
An observed collection ranks as a key benefit of oral fluid drug testing because it reduces the opportunity for a donor to alter or tamper with their specimen. Continue reading

By   /  March 22, 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

A closer look: specimen validity testing
With the use of specimen validity testing (SVT), once a specimen arrives at our laboratory, we help ensure the integrity of each test. Continue reading

By   /  March 12, 2019