Tag: toxicology

Under the influence: Methamphetamines
Methamphetamine use doesn't dominate headlines, however the drug has made a comeback in the United States and is the culprit of it's very own kind of epidemic. Learn more about the drug, it's effects on the body and what the latest data from Quest Diagnostics has to say about workplace positivity trends. Continue reading

By   /  May 31, 2018

Drug testing conferences and their purpose
Drug testing conferences have a purpose, to educate and align many in the industry to the most talked about topics of today. From the opioid crisis, to best practices with collection sites and professionals. The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association's conference offers a broad variety of valuable insights. Continue reading

By   /  May 30, 2018

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

States move to ban synthetic urine
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. Continue reading

By   /  May 4, 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

Quest brings drug test collections to retail locations
As a leader of diagnostic insights, Quest Diagnostics is bringing drug test collection sites to retail locations across the United States beginning with select Walmart and Safeway stores. Continue reading

By   /  April 10, 2018