On November 20, 2009, Quest Diagnostics published our first Drug Testing Index TM with hair testing data. USA Today ran an article about our release:

Newer workplace drug tests using hair samples reveal 10 times as many job applicants and employees taking cocaine and methamphetamine than had been found in urine tests.

Quest Diagnostics on Friday will release hair data for the first time that show that in the first half of 2009 cocaine was found in three of every 1,000 urine tests performed on job applicants and employees, whereas hair testing found cocaine in 32 of 1,000. For every 1,000 tests, methamphetamine showed up once in urine and nine times in hair.

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