Category: Blog Series

Ask the Experts

COVID-19 and the global impact on the drug market

July 14, 2020 By

New research from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) examines drug production and raw materials, drug trafficking amongst border restrictions, and individual drug consumption while quarantined.

By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Customer support

July 9, 2020 By

In this edition of "By the Numbers," we look at the numerical values that enable our Customer Support team to serve our customers effectively.

Oral Fluid testing

Ask the experts: Is an oral fluid drug test safe?

June 9, 2020 By

During the novel coronavirus health crisis, many employers ask is if an oral fluid drug test is safe in the current circumstances. Under rigorous safety procedures, drug testing continues across the country.

Ask the Experts

Webinar: COVID-19 and the Workplace

May 5, 2020 By

Scientists from Quest Diagnostics presented a webinar called, “Ask the experts: COVID-19 and the Workplace." Watch a recording on-demand.

Reasons for Testing

Random drug testing benefits employers

February 24, 2020 By

As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.

Ask the Experts

Cold medicines and drug test results

February 11, 2020 By

During cold and flu season, questions arise about common cough medicines and their impact on drug test results. Get the facts.

By the Numbers

The cost of not drug testing: calculate the savings of implementing a drug testing program

February 4, 2020 By

Hiring and retaining employees are some of the most important—and expensive—investments your company can make. Protect your people with drug testing. Discover how much your company could save with a comprehensive calculator from Quest.

By the Numbers

National Survey paints an optimistic picture

October 24, 2019 By

The newest National Survey on Drug Use and Health report seems more hopeful than the last with fewer people using many forms of both prescription and recreational drugs.

Reasons for Testing

A closer look: Random drug testing

October 4, 2019 By

Random drug testing can be a strong deterrent to drug use because it is conducted on an ongoing, unannounced basis; an employer selects one or more individuals for testing from all of the eligible employees in their testing program.

Oral Fluid testing

Ask the experts: Is oral fluid drug testing legal?

August 15, 2019 By

Is it legal? Our experts discuss using oral fluid for regulated and non-regulated workplace drug testing programs.