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Can you pass an etg test overnight?

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Dr. John Curtis
- Select Specialities - 29 years experience
Need clarification: Etg is a test for ethyl glucuronide. It is a metabolite of ethanol (the alcohol in our liquors, beer, wine, etc). It can remain in your body up to 80 hours after drinking alcohol. Samhsa (substance abuse & mental health services administration) a govt entity, doesnt recommend this test be used for legal reasons because simple using hand sanitizer can make you test positive.
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