Category: Drug Testing

Drug Testing

I’m there: Jewel Williams

July 29, 2019 By

In our Atlanta laboratory, Jewel Williams personifies enthusiasm and uses that energy to help her team care for each drug test specimen.

Drug Testing

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Drug Testing: A Rookie’s Guide

July 15, 2019 By

A rookie to the industry lists 6 things that he did not know about workplace drug testing.

Drug Testing

The value of an accurate drug test

July 11, 2019 By

Lab accreditations and inspections are a way to ensure accurate drug testing and help verify that processes, instrumentation, and personnel adhere to the highest standards of quality. We work to ensure that every drug test reported by our labs is accurate.

Urine testing

What is a regulated drug test?

July 9, 2019 By

A regulated drug test typically involves a urine or alcohol collection performed for specific agencies categorized as “safety-sensitive” workplaces because of the potential influence of their job on public safety.

Drug Testing

Preventing drug-related workplace accidents

June 13, 2019 By

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.

Hair testing

Hair testing now includes more specific testing for oxycodones

June 3, 2019 By

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.

Hair testing

Common questions about hair testing

May 29, 2019 By

Quest Diagnostics answered many questions about hair drug testing during our webinar, but here are a few of the most commonly asked questions.

Oral Fluid testing

Understanding oral fluid testing terminology

May 23, 2019 By

Oral fluid drug testing systems represent cutoffs as neat rather than diluted. Our expert explains the difference.

Hair testing

Hair testing webinar in review

May 17, 2019 By

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.

Hair testing

Ask the experts: Can hair testing detect one-time drug use?

May 14, 2019 By

Employers who look for solutions to detect one-time drug use often ask if hair testing may be a viable option. We help to provide insight.