Several drug-testing methods can detect recent drug use. But what if the objective is to expose use further in the past? Hair testing is a valuable tool that can be used in prescription drug monitoring, treatment center, addiction testing, and criminal justice functions to identify substance use over a long period of time. Cordant Health Solutions™ is among a select few toxicology labs in the nation with the expertise and technology to offer this service.
The greatest strength of hair testing is its long detection window of seven days to three months. In certain cases, a substance can be spotted up to a year after ingestion. This knowledge is valuable in several areas of toxicology testing, including these:
Cordant’s hair-testing services include screens using enzyme immunoassay and confirmations via gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC-MS) or liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). Our instrumentation is among the best in the industry and allows us to return quality results in a matter of days.