Category: Urine testing

Drug Testing

A closer look: Drug testing panels

January 21, 2020 By

With hundreds of different combinations of detectable drugs and cutoff levels, there’s a urine testing panel for almost any reason for drug testing.

Urine testing

Seven facts about urine drug testing

December 23, 2019 By

Why is urine testing the most frequently used method for drug testing? Learn the facts about urine testing from Quest Diagnostics.

Drug Testing

5 drug positivity take-aways from our Industry Insights webinar

October 14, 2019 By

Read about the 5 take-aways from our recent webinar covering the latest data from the Industry Insights: Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

Urine testing

3 Ways Cheaters Cheat

August 13, 2019 By

A drug testing program is only as good as its safeguards. Learn some of the most common ways people try to cheat a drug test and how to stop the cheaters.

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.

Urine testing

A closer look: specimen validity testing

March 12, 2019 By

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

Drug Testing

6 highlights from our urine drug testing webinar

February 28, 2019 By

We kicked off our three-part webinar series, Back to basics, focusing on urine drug testing. Read six highlights from the webinar surrounding best practices for collections and laboratory processes that help to ensure an accurate urine drug test.

Urine testing

Back to basics webinar series: urine drug testing

February 5, 2019 By

In our upcoming webinar series, Back to basics: urine drug testing, Mark Haworth and Charlie Sullivan, answer common questions about urine drug testing.

Urine testing

States move to ban synthetic urine

May 4, 2018 By

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.

Urine testing

NLCP guidance on invalid specimens

March 26, 2018 By

HHS-certified labs reported a significant increase in the number of urine drug test specimens that were reported as invalid in the second half of 2017.