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Who We Are
Trilab is a specialized reference laboratory with locations in Schaumburg and Elmhurst. We deliver quantitative urine drug testing, customized medication monitoring, and personalized education along with support services to physicians and their patients.
We founded Trilab as a response to the substance abuse and opioid epidemic, as well as a resource for physicians to routinely monitor their patients and help them achieve the best possible outcomes. We have built our company to help foster a respectful and supportive relationship with the best and most accurate data for each patient.
News from Trilab
Researchers at National Health Promotion Associates (NHPA) are testing a new online program to prevent drug abuse in high school students, especially since most schools are shifting to remote learning. The e-LST program teaches students valuable life skills to help them avoid drug use and other health risks.
According to a study in San Francisco, sudden deaths are often assumed to be caused by a failing heart. About 17 percent of deaths assumed to be caused by cardiac arrest may actually have resulted from drug overdose. Opioids were involved in 46,802 overdose deaths in the US in 2018, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
According to Shawna Wasko at the Office on Aging, Idaho ranks sixth in the nation for grandparents acting as parents, and drug use is one of the contributing factors. The Office of Aging does have support groups for grandparents who are helping to raise their grandchildren.
According to the CDC,
die daily due to opioid overdoses.
Trilab has provided services to
over 130 providers.
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Answers for medical professionals
Why should I drug test my patients?
There are two primary reasons to test patients. The first is to monitor proper adherence to a prescribed regimen of medication – to make sure the patient is taking what he or she is supposed to be taking. The second is to monitor abstinence – to make sure the patient is not taking anything that he or she is not supposed to be taking. […]