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A test came back pourive for barbiturates and a faint line

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A test came back pourive for barbiturates and a faint line for met. What does that mean?
JA: Is there an upcoming drug test scheduled? What kind of samples are being tested?
Customer: Urine tasting for supervised visits. I am trying to be sure there is no drug use during vositation.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No. I am testing the Dad who is coming off (hopefully) meth. And suspected heroin. Just the and alcohol and weed should be coming up.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry about your dad

when was the last time he used meth?

a faint line means he could have used within the last 3 days.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hard to tell the last time. We are trying to get him clean. Ehat does the barbituate line mean?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

he must have gotten his hands on some barbituate drugs

http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-info/drug-book/barbiturates.html

these include Phenobarbital, or Butalbital

it doesn't sound like he is willing to seek a drug treatment program for help, correct?