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it would also depend on when the test was done in relation to when you took the vicodin
the drug they test for is called hydrocodone
which is part of the vicodin
it also depends on whether you get the standard test or the expanded test
which would be hard to know in advance
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three months is considered the wash out time for hydrocodone on the hair follicle test
chances are this will be positive
even at the low doses you are talking about
there is indeed a cut off amount
but the precision of the test is such that this will be the determining factor
they will see they hydrocodone
the question is whether it will bump over their minimum threshold
yes there is, and often it's company specific
so there is simply no way to know without actually doing the test
but give me a minute to see if I can pull up a graph of detection times
as you might expect, the companies that produce the tests to not print their accuracy
the best I could find is chat boards which is not helpful
the point is that the hair follicle test is highly sensitive (will detect even small amounts of a drug)
highly specific (when it finds a drug it really does find that drug)
and can detect hydrocodone for about 90 days after use, though there is some lag time between time you take the hydrocodone and the time it shows up in the hair
I wish there was a way to reassure you and you may skate by on a low concentration reading outside the company's parameters, I certainly hope so
Many people in your situation try to get a prescription for hydrocodone. I am not recommending this, but have been on the receiving end of this request for just this reason, as a valid prescription within the previous few months can explain a positive test.
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