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Will dilute urine hold positive proteinuria results?

Will dilute urine hold positive proteinuria results?

Not really: The protein is an absolute number.>3 grams is bad.The volume of urine is not as critical at this early stage. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Can drug posetive menstrual blood effect a clean urine drug test?

Can drug posetive menstrual blood effect a clean urine drug test?

Probably: If there are drugs in the blood, they would probably also be found in the urine also, if the urine was tested. If the blood contaminated the urine, the drugs may be there, but this may not be needed. If the drugs are "protein-bound", they may only be found in the blood at times. Some drugs are best tested for in the urine, some in the blood. ...Read more

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Do hospitals drug test newborns? Drug test

Do hospitals drug test newborns? Drug test

Depends: In my state if you end up on the Child & Family Services list, or the delivery team suspects, you can expect such testing.It is not done on all newborns. If we need to look, we can identify any drug exposure after about 20 weeks. ...Read more

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Will an unrefrigerated urine sample cause an EtG test to test false positive?

Will an unrefrigerated urine sample cause an EtG test to test false positive?

No: ETG detects a metaboloite of alcohol. The modification occurs in the liver. If glucose is present in the urine that could get fermented into alcohol, but not into Etg as that requires an action by the liver. ...Read more

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Is a saliva drug test more accurate than urine samples?

Is a saliva drug test more accurate than urine samples?

Depends: There is growing research and developments in using saliva to test for a multitude of conditions and diseases going on right now. There are saliva tests for diabetes, oral cancer, hiv, caries susceptibility (cavity risk), and more. But urine is still valuable for diagnostic testing and i don't think it is going away. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine test positive for cocaine in a urine test?

Could lidocaine test positive for cocaine in a urine test?

No: Neither on screening tests or confirmatory tests. They are totally different chemicals that are unrelated, and tests do not confuse the two. ...Read more

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How to pass urine test using meth?

How to pass urine test using meth?

Stop: You are playing russian roulette with every chamber loaded. I defend your right to die prematurely, have the middle third of your face feed our microbial brothers, your right to destroy your being; but i must strenuously oppose your toxic effect on your mother, father, sibs, spouse, and most of all -your children -if you have any.Previous docs directed you to treatment. Your move! ...Read more

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Is 106 hours enough to pass a urine drug test for cocaine?

Is 106 hours enough to pass a urine drug test for cocaine?

Cocaine urine test: Infrequent users: 3-4 days; heavy users: 10 days; chronic users and/or users with high body fat: 30 days. Depends on several factors as you can see. This is where Cocaine use gets really expensive. Can you afford it now? Why play russian roulette with your future. See a psychiatrist who specializes in substance abuse. New study shows topiramate works quite well in cutting down cravings and use. ...Read more

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Does a urine test detect less drug in system then mouth swab?

Does a urine test detect less drug in system then mouth swab?

Drug Test: This depends on the drug being tested for and the time elapsed since the last dose was taken. ...Read more

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Will fenugreek affect urine drug testing?

Will fenugreek affect urine drug testing?

Not that I can find: I could find no references to any false positives related to this herbal medicine. ...Read more

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Drug Testing (Definition)

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