As the economy and hiring continue to rebound, employers should be mindful of illicit drug use among prospective employees. There are many drug testing options to consider, but employers should be aware of the strengths of oral fluid testing for pre-employment and for-cause drug tests. Oral fluid tests are minimally invasive, making them simpler and more convenient for donors and simple for collectors to administer. Quest Diagnostics has developed Oral-Eze®, a unique oral fluid collection system that features:
- Superior detection of recent drug use (especially for marijuana)
- Observed, tamper-resistant collections
- Simple, onsite collections without the need for a testing facility
- Proven return on investment (ROI)
At Quest Diagnostics, we believe that drug testing is a necessity for employers concerned with safety, reducing risk, improving productivity, and reducing costs. Furthermore, to create an effective drug testing program, it’s important to understand all of the testing options, including the wide ranging benefits of oral fluid testing.