A 44-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take to pass an etg test?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Average - 5 days: An etg test is positive, on average, for five days after intake of alcohol. To be safe, it would be better to avoid alcohol for a week or more, before the test. It would be better to abstain from alcohol entirely as you are not supposed to be taking any.
Answered on Jun 12, 2013

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No sure thing: It is absolutely possible that you will not pass (aka have a positive EtG) in that time-frame.
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See below: Don't use products containing alcohol for for to five days prior to test.

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