Hairstat 5 Reflexive Panel
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Ensure that hair has not been bleached, dyed, or permanently waved within the past three months. If so, collect body hair. Hair from the beard, underarms, chest, arms, legs or pubic hair may be collected. Body hair from different sites may be combined to get a final volume. Body hair and scalp hair should not be combined during collection.  
100 mg hair. A kit must be ordered prior to collecting specimen (ARUP supply #40477). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or by contacting Client Services at (800) 522-2787.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 100 mg hair (a ponytail 1.5 inches long and the diameter of a #2 pencil). (Min: 100 mg)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Submissions require tamper evident seal to be placed on the specimen collection container. Unsealed containers will be rejected.  
Ambient: 1 year; Refrigerated: Undetermined; Frozen: Undetermined  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
A 1.5 inch specimen of head hair represents approximately three months of hair growth, and therefore, up to three months of collective history of drug exposure. Dying, bleaching, perming, and straightening of hair may affect results.
CPT Code(s)
80101 x5
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0092069Hairstat 5
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Cross References
Performed at USDTL