Hair Follicle Drug Testing

Hair follicle drug testing

Hair Follicle Drug Testing

5 Panel – 10 Panel – 12 Panel

Hair Follicle Drug Test

Accredited Drug Testing Inc provides hair follicle drug testing in all cities and most testing centers are located within minutes of your home or office. To schedule a hair follicle drug test call (800)221-4291.

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In recent years the method to conduct drug testing has more frequently included a hair follicle drug test. Many employers, courts and Substance Abuse Professional are requiring a hair follicle drug test instead of a standard urine test. Hair follicle drug tests are used by employers who have zero tolerance drug use policies, courts and individuals on probation. The primary benefit of a hair follicle drug test include a much longer detection period for drug use which typically is up to 90 days. However, when screening drug use within the last 5 days the urine test continues to be the most accurate test.

Hair Follicle Drug Test Process 

The procedure used to perform a hair follicle test is simple, the drug testing specialist will cut approximately 120 strands of hair (not really a lot) utilize a chain of custody procedure and send the hair to a certified laboratory for analysis. Drug testing centers require at least 1.5 inches of hair to perform this test and the hair generally needs to come from the head, however if the donor does not have head hair certain testing centers can use hair from chest, leg or arm pit.

If a donor has no hair on their body, than a hair test cannot be performed!  

Hair Follicle Drug Test Results

Once the hair follicles have been analyzed by a certified laboratory they will then be reviewed and then verified by a Medical Review Officer (licensed Physician) who will than release the results. Generally a negative hair follicle drug test result is available in 2-3 days. A non-negative hair follicle drug test is available in approximately 5 days.

Urine cut-off levels are expressed in nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) or as a weight of drug per unit volume of urine. Hair cut-off levels are expressed in picograms per milligram (pg/mg) or as a weight of drug per unit weight of hair

5 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 5 panel hair follicle drug test screens for the following

  • Amphetamine
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine

5 Panel w/ Expanded Opiates Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 5 panel w/ expanded Opiates hair drug test screens for the standard 5 drugs but will also screen for Opiate class drugs such as pain killers, which may indicate abuse of prescription drugs

  • Amphetamine
  • EXPANDED OPIATES
  • Hydromorphone
  • Cocaine
  • Codeine
  • Oxycodone
  • Marijuana
  • Morphine
  • Oxymorphone
  • Phencyclidine
  • Hydrocodone
  • 6 AM- Heroine

10 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 10 panel hair follicle drug test screens for the following

  • Amphetamines
  • Marijuana
  • Barbiturates
  • Methadone
  • Phencyclidine
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Methamphetamine
  • Propoxyphene
  • Cocaine
  • Opiates

12 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 12 panel hair follicle drug test screens for the following

  • Amphetamines
  • Marijuana
  • Oxycodone
  • Barbiturates
  • Meperidine
  • Phencyclidine
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Methadone
  • Propoxyphene
  • Cocaine
  • Opiates
  • Tramadol

When You Need A Test, Choose The Best!

To schedule a hair follicle drug test, Call (800)221-4291.