ChildGuard, Hair Exposure, Nail Exposure, Child Advocacy
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), Benzadiazepines (alprazolam, diazepam, midazolam, nordiazepam, oxazepam, temazepam), Barbiturates (amobarbital, butalbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital, secobarbital), Methadone (methadone, EDDP), Propoxyphene (propoxyphene, norpropoxyphene), Oxycodone (oxymorphone, noroxycodone), Meperidine (normeperidine), Tramadol, Fentanyl (fentanyl, norfentanyl, alfentanil, acetyl fentanyl, acety norfentanyl, sufentanil, norsufentanil), Sufentanil (norsufentanil, sufentanil), Ketamine (ketamine, norketamine)
Child advocacy test use only. Test to determine contact or exposure of children to select drug(s).
For internal use associated with Child Advocacy cases only. Follow collection processing instructions detailed in USDTL chain of custody.
It is highly recommeded that collectors use a gem scale to weigh the specimens to avoid quantity not sufficient (QNS) results.
Observance of the specimen at all times by the donor and collector prior to sealing the specimen container is required.
Chain of custody incorrect/incomplete, Specimen packaged incorrectly
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.
Do not mix fingernail and toenail specimens. Do not collect toenails if the client is diabetic or suffers from peripheral artery disease.
Specimens below the required volumes will be tested and billed at full price - according to the tests ordered for the specimen, but may result in a quanity not sufficient (QNS) for some or all drugs.
Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) add-on must be noted as an add-on test on the accession.
Positive screens to be quantitated