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Does alcohol show up on blood tests?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Alcohol itself can be detected in blood for a few hours after intake. A urine test for ethyl glcucoronide can be positive for up to five days. In chronic drinkers, cdt test may be positive for one to two weeks after chronic intake.
Answered on Mar 12, 2018
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