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We have recently received my step daughters drug test hair follicle results. She has tested positive for Methamphetamine We are in NZ and the screening cut off is 500 pg/mg. What does this mean? Is this 500 result high? I mean what does the person look like that returns that result? (how frequent is the use etc) HOWEVER her results came back as 2525 pg/mg some 5 times higher than the screening cut off...Clearly this is considerably higher than the cut off....so what sort of usage does a person have to be doing to return THIS result?

Doctor's Assistant: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?

Hair follicle. 1.5 inches or 3.81 centimeters of hair.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Unknown. its my step daughter

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

This indicates a pretty heavy use of the drug.

5 times the blood levels is what you would think it is

Logically, this is very excessive.

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