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26056 Hair Exposure Drug Test 5 Panel (ChildGuard 5)

Hair Exposure Drug Test 5 Panel (ChildGuard 5)
Test Code: CHR5SO
Synonyms/Keywords
ChildGuard, Hair Exposure, Child Advocacy
Test Components
Amphetamines (amphetamine, MDA, MDEA, MDMA, methamphetamine), Cannabinoids (cannabidiol,carboxy-THC, native-THC), Cocaine (benzoylecgonine, cocaethylene, cocaine, norococaine), Opiates (6-MAM, codeine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine), Phencyclidine (PCP)
Useful For
Child advocacy test use only test to determine contact or exposure of children to select drug(s).
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Hair ​Foilin USDTL Secure Envelope ​100 mg (200 strands at 1.5 inches)
Collection Processing Instructions
For internal use associated with Child Advocacy cases only. Follow collection processing instructions detailed in USDTL chain of custody.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Hair ​Room Temperature ​Indefinite
Rejection Criteria
Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
​Chain of custody incorrect/incomplete
​Specimen packaged incorrectly
Interference
Bleaching, perming, dyeing and straightening can affect the outcome of a hair test. Cosmetically treated hair should not be collected. Dark hair binds drug tighter than light hair.
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​USDTL Labs ​Monday through Friday ​1 day for negatives/2-3 days for positives ​Micro-plate enzyme immunoassay
Test Information
Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) add-on must be noted as an add-on test on the accession.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​USDTL Labs Screen Cutoff:                           Confirm Cutoff:
Amphetamines: 500 pg/mg         Amphetamines: 100 pg/mg
Cannabinoids: 1 pg/mg              Cannabinoids: 0.05 pg/mg (THCA) 40 pg/mg (native THC)
Cocaines: 500 pg/mg                 Cocaines: 100 pg/mg
Opiates: 200 pg/mg                             Opiates: 100 pg/mg
Phencyclidine: 300 pg/mg          Phencyclidine: 100 pg/mg
Interpretation
​Postive screens to be quantitated
Synonyms/Keywords
ChildGuard, Hair Exposure, Child Advocacy
Test Components
Amphetamines (amphetamine, MDA, MDEA, MDMA, methamphetamine), Cannabinoids (cannabidiol,carboxy-THC, native-THC), Cocaine (benzoylecgonine, cocaethylene, cocaine, norococaine), Opiates (6-MAM, codeine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine), Phencyclidine (PCP)
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Clinical Order Manager Hair Exposure Drug Testing 5 Panel (ChildGuard)
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Hair ​Foilin USDTL Secure Envelope ​100 mg (200 strands at 1.5 inches)
Collection Processing
For internal use associated with Child Advocacy cases only. Follow collection processing instructions detailed in USDTL chain of custody.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Hair ​Room Temperature ​Indefinite
Rejection Criteria
Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
​Chain of custody incorrect/incomplete
​Specimen packaged incorrectly
Interference
Bleaching, perming, dyeing and straightening can affect the outcome of a hair test. Cosmetically treated hair should not be collected. Dark hair binds drug tighter than light hair.
Useful For
Child advocacy test use only test to determine contact or exposure of children to select drug(s).
Test Components
Amphetamines (amphetamine, MDA, MDEA, MDMA, methamphetamine), Cannabinoids (cannabidiol,carboxy-THC, native-THC), Cocaine (benzoylecgonine, cocaethylene, cocaine, norococaine), Opiates (6-MAM, codeine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine), Phencyclidine (PCP)
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​USDTL Labs Screen Cutoff:                           Confirm Cutoff:
Amphetamines: 500 pg/mg         Amphetamines: 100 pg/mg
Cannabinoids: 1 pg/mg              Cannabinoids: 0.05 pg/mg (THCA) 40 pg/mg (native THC)
Cocaines: 500 pg/mg                 Cocaines: 100 pg/mg
Opiates: 200 pg/mg                             Opiates: 100 pg/mg
Phencyclidine: 300 pg/mg          Phencyclidine: 100 pg/mg
Interpretation
​Postive screens to be quantitated
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​USDTL Labs ​Monday through Friday ​1 day for negatives/2-3 days for positives ​Micro-plate enzyme immunoassay
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