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how accurate is the blood alcohol level blood test compared to the breathalyzer?

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Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Much more: much more accurate

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Is there any blood test to test alcohol levels?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Yes. Alcohol level: Blood alcohol levels can check that.
A 34-year-old member asked:

How long to make u&e blood test after alcohol?

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Dr. Lewis Hassell
Pathology 39 years experience
Alcohol metabolism: Alcohol has a linear (mostly) metabolism curve. This means that the length of time depends entirely on how much alcohol was consumed. Estimates from cultural experience may or may not apply in your case to the minute, but have been through the courts on many a case of suspected DUI.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Does alcohol show up in blood test?

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Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
Pathology 33 years experience
Depends: If the blood test is to test for alcohol, then yes. If it is for other reasons, no. The alcohol may affect other test results, but unless ordered specifically, the alcohol will not be reported.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Are all blood test done at hospital's ER including alcohol testing?

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Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
Pathology 33 years experience
Laboratory tests: Most tests from the er are done in the hospital's laboratory. Some tests that require very quick results are done in the er. Alcohol screening can be done in the er and confirmed in the laboratory.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

Can alcohol seen in blood test after 32 hours?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Alcohol testing: Yes. Of course!

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