False positive on drug test #324754 - Ask Extension


False positive on drug test #324754

Asked May 24, 2016, 2:56 PM EDT

My girlfriend recently was trying to adopt her grandchildren. Part of the process was drug testing.Her urinalysis showed positive for methamphetamine. She does not use meth and to her knowledge she hasn't been anywhere that she could have been exposed.She asked for a gc/ms validation test but family services refused. Her own lawyer would not mention false positives in court . He told her there is absolutely nothing that will cause a false positive for meth. Everything I have read says different.I hope you can answer this question about false positives. Thank you

St. Francois County Missouri

Expert Response

Thank you for your question. While we strive to provide quality, relevant information, I'm afraid your question is outside our scope of expertise. I'm sorry.

That said, the National Library of Medicine provides the following to help with your search: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/drug_screening.html

Andy Crocker Replied May 24, 2016, 3:29 PM EDT

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