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how long does a urine alcohol test result take to come back from the lab?

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Dr. Guy VanDell
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Depends : On the lab, in the office overnight but you can get it back within hours if need be. Depends on what machine they are using for the testing.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: The test itself can be done in less than one day. However the lab may not run the test everyday and there may be delays in transport of the specimen to the lab and in reporting the results. In general your doctor should get the results in 2-5 days.

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