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Fentanyl: A Substance of Great Concern

Fentanyl: A Substance of Great Concern

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Today’s podcast will cover a substance of great concern today, fentanyl. We will  discuss and share information regarding the following:

  • Latest trends in the drug misuse epidemic in the US
  • What you need to know about fentanyl
  • Why you need to consider drug testing for fentanyl (and other illicit substances) and how to  implement drug testing in your practice

The episode will feature Quest Senior Medical Advisor Dr Jeff Gudin and Medical Science Liaison Dr Jack Kain.

To listen to other podcasts in our Topics in Drug Testing series, or learn more about Quest Diagnostics’ comprehensive drug testing offering, please visit There you will find our Drug Monitoring Test Directory, as well as educational resources and insights from our team of toxicology experts. At Quest Diagnostics we are committed to providing you results and insight to support your clinical decisions.

Published: Nov 3, 2021

Author(s): Gudin J, MD, Senior Medical Advisor, Drug Monitoring and Tozicology, Quest Diagnostics and Kain J, PharmD, Director, Medical Science Liasion, Quest Diagnostics