my dad is due to be released from parole in 2 months. When he went in for his monthly visit on 08/1/13 his parole officer drug tested him with one of those little test strips that you stick in the urine cup.(which aren't very reliable if they are not stored properly.) He tested positive for meth, he swears he hasn't done any drugs and I know that there are a variety of prescription & OTC meds that can cause a false positive. He has a severe heart condition and hepatitis c and is on several prescriptions . I also know that liver disease can cause a false positive for a variety of drugs.The parole officer didn't violate him, but told him to come back on Wednesday and bring all the meds that he takes with him and he is going to give him another test. My question is... if his parole officer is going to use the same test strips as before can my father asked to be taken to a hospital, urgent care, or lab to have the urine test ran professionally, or to have the test done via a blood draw? or does he just have to take a chance with the test strips? This is in the state of Georgia
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