Therapeutic and Drugs of Abuse Screen, Hair [10220X]

Test Code

CPT Codes

Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Cocaine/Metabolites; GC/MS Hair Drug Screen; Hair Length; Methamphetamine/MDMA; Opiates; Oxycodone/Oxymorphone; Phencyclidine

Test may reflex to the following for confirmation:
NMS 5900H - Cocaine Confirmation, Hair; NMS 5901H - Opiates Confirmation, Hair (Forensic); NMS 5902H - PCP; Confirmation, Hair (Forensic); NMS 5903H - Amphetamines Confirmation, Hair (Forensic); NMS 5904H - Barbiturates Confirmation, Hair (Forensic); NMS 5905H - Benzodiazepines Confirmation, Hair (Forensic)

Preferred Specimen
600 mg hair bundle, pencil thick, cut at root end, submitted in NMS Labs Protectikit or Hair Collection Kit envelope

Minimum Volume
600 mg

Submit with Chain of Custody.
NMS Protectikit or Hair collection kit is available for security of collection and shipment. Collect a pencil-thick segment of hair. Bundle, cut at roots, wrap with twist tie at root end.

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen: Undetermined

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Setup Schedule
Set up: As needed; Report available: 28 days
(Confirmation testing will take an additional 2-4 weeks)

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
200 Welsh Rd
Horsham, PA 19044

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.