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Drug testing for stimulants

December 18, 2020

Quest episode 9 Drug testing for stimulants

Today’s podcast will cover drug testing for stimulants and will highlight some of the challenges in results interpretation for this class of drugs. Important information shared during the discussion will include:

  • What is classified as a stimulant
  • Analysis of Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, and MDMA
  • Interpretation challenges
  • Synthetic stimulants
  • The role of clinical drug monitoring
  • Quest Diagnostics amphetamine drug testing offering


The episode features Dr Les Edinboro, PhD, executive science director, and Dr Jeff Gudin, senior medical advisor, Quest Diagnostics Drug Monitoring and Toxicology.


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