A 32-year-old member asked:
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i will get blood test soon. it will be done at hospital. do they usually test for alcohol?

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Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
33 years experience Pathology
Lab tests: A laboratory will only test for those things that your doctor / health care provider orders. If they ordered an alcohol test for you, then yes.
Answered on Nov 22, 2013

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