Quest Diagnostics provides objective information to assist healthcare providers in identifying the presence or
absence of drugs or drug classes in the body, and making informed treatment decisions.
Our expert toxicologists, MDs, and PhDs share unique insights, research, and latest trends in drug monitoring and impact on the drug epidemic across the nation.
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) has emerged as a key strategy for combatting the opioid epidemic. Controlled research has shown it to be more effective than abstinence programs in treating patients with the disorder (Connery, 2015). The ability of physicians and other healthcare professionals to use MAT…