Category: Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts: Hair drug test specimens
Our experts explain how a hair drug test specimen can be taken from other parts of the body if someone is lacking hair or is bald. Continue reading

By   /  October 17, 2017

Ask the Experts: Hair drug test collections
How much hair is cut for a drug test? Our scientific experts explain the specific amount of hair needed by the laboratory for testing. Continue reading

By   /  August 4, 2017

Ask the Experts: Drug testing cutoffs
Employers should carefully select a drug test specimen type and cutoff level based on the desired window of detection and regulatory requirements. Continue reading

By   /  July 18, 2017

Top 10 drug testing tips for HR
A drug screening program helps HR to hire the most talented, drug-free individual for the job. Read our 10 tips to boost your drug testing IQ. Continue reading

By   /  June 16, 2017

The case for maintaining a drug testing policy
West Virginia Supreme Court upholds reasonable suspicion termination demonstrating the impact of a comprehensive workplace drug testing policy. Continue reading

By   /  March 16, 2017

Ask the Experts: Six Sigma quality
At Quest Diagnostics, Six Sigma means striving for a standard of quality near perfection and championing total customer satisfaction. Continue reading

By   /  October 18, 2016

Ask the Experts: Drug test collection quality
We hold our collectors to the highest standards of quality by establishing chain of custody protocols, conducting audits, and reducing fatal flaws. Continue reading

By   /  September 30, 2016

Ask the Experts: Drug Test Collection Site Options
With three types of drug test collection sites and thousands of locations, how do employers know which location best meets their needs? Continue reading

By   /  July 26, 2016

Ask the experts: Effects of hair treatments on drug test results
Some employers who use hair testing as part of their workplace drug testing program wonder if hair products can have an impact on their test results. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2016

Ask the experts: Marijuana legalization and workplace drug testing
Marijuana impairs users when driving or completing other complex tasks even hours after use - making it vital for employers to continue to screen for marijuana. Continue reading

By   /  April 1, 2015