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is there anything that shows up as alcohol in a test

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Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience Psychiatry
NO: It's the not the kind of alcohol that is tested for. However, I would not recommend that it be ingested.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol Detection: The simple answer is yes. New enzyme testing in urine means that alcohol may be detected for several days after use. Of course this also depends on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Alcohol will only show up if it is specifically ordered. Otherwise, it is not included in a comprehensive metabolic panel.
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on test: There is a urine test that looks for one (or both) of 2 substances - ethylglucuronide (etg) & ethyl sulfine (ets). These may stay positive for up to 3 ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowena Desailly-chanson
26 years experience Neurology
Typically blood: Not sure, typically tested as a blood level.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes.: Yes, if ingested.
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Depends: Entirely depends on how much you drank and how many hours between your blood test and your last drink. You need about 1-1.5 hours to burn off a standa ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: It depends on what test is done and how often and how much did you drink in the previous 5-10 days. If it was only one episode, blood tests will not p ... Read More

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