Category: News

Expiring Federal Drug Testing CCF
Prepare now for the June 30, 2018 expiration of the Federal CCF. Using old forms after this date will cause significant delays as collectors will need to complete a memorandum for record (MFR) in order for drug testing to resume. Continue reading

By   /  May 18, 2018

Drug Testing Index: A look at 2014-2018
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reveals insights into patterns of drug use among the American workforce. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we take a deeper look at overall positivity rates and key milestones from 2014 to 2018. Download our new timeline. Continue reading

By   /  May 10, 2018

Workforce drug positivity at highest rate in a decade
Driven by increases in cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana, drug use by the American workforce remains at its highest rate in more than a decade, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  May 8, 2018

United Nations spotlights hair drug testing in Brazil
International dignitaries and experts gathered at the United Nations to share with the world how Brazil uses hair drug testing technology to help keep its roads safe. Continue reading

By   /  May 2, 2018

Laboratorians: The backbone of our business
Our laboratory professionals are fundamental to our success because they carefully and meticulously execute every step in the drug testing process. At Quest, we celebrate the 30,000 lab professionals who work behind the scenes — including 665 laboratorians who work in our drug testing business. Continue reading

By   /  April 23, 2018

Federal drug testing forms are expiring and what you need to know
With the forthcoming expiration of federal drug testing forms, we encourage the use of electronic custody and control forms (eCCF) for both federal and non-federal drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  April 19, 2018

Drug testing brings possibility
One drug test can open up a world of opportunities and potentially change someone’s life. Our new video series will introduce you to Sandra, Matt, and Kate and gives you a glimpse into each of their unique journeys. Watch now. Continue reading

By   /  April 17, 2018

Tour our Lenexa lab during SAPAA
Save the date to tour our Lenexa, KS drug testing laboratory during the 2018 SAPAA conference. SAPAA attendees can tour our laboratory on Tuesday, September 25 before programming begins or Friday, September 28 after the conference concludes. Continue reading

By   /  April 11, 2018

Our littlest addicts
Our country struggles with an opioid crisis and, unfortunately, adults are not the only ones impacted. According to Reuters Investigates, a baby is born dependent on opioids every 19 minutes and the number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is rising. Continue reading

By   /  March 29, 2018

Cocaine’s resurgence
Cocaine does not get as much attention in the U.S. as opioids. But a very real epidemic is taking place and it comes in the heels of record-breaking coca plantation production in Columbia. The perfect storm has created cocaine use like we have not seen in years in the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  March 27, 2018