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how long does it take to get meconium drug test results?

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Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Depends on the hospital and lab. If they have to send it out, may take longer. Should be less than a week
Answered on Apr 16, 2019
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: The first test is usually a screening test and can be done in a day. If the screening test is positive, a different confirmatory test is generally. The whole process may take about a week or two.
Answered on Apr 30, 2019

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