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

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

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. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Have to say love good food and alcohol too,I'm well nourished by my blood test and love my booze too,i got abnormal lived result,not good sober 24/7?

Have to say love good food and alcohol too,I'm well nourished by my blood test and love my booze too,i got abnormal lived result,not good sober 24/7?

Liver result: Hi there, You need to send us the liver results. We can tell from the pattern of ggt to alt/ast whether the culprit is alchohol, your gallbladder, your liver etc. The culprit is not always alcohol. Lipids are also a huge concern, as are drugs and autoimmune diseases amongst others. Please arrange a consult/appt with us and we can be more specefic as to why the liver result is abnormal. ...Read more

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Does alcohol affect a blood test?

That depends on: What type of blood test it is. ...Read more

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Does alcohol show up in blood test?

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. ...Read more

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How long can alcohol be detected in the body by a urine and blood test?

Alcohol metabolite: A metabolite of alcohol, ethylglucoronide, can be detected in urine for upto five days after last drink. ...Read more

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I am having a blood test in the morning is it safe to cosume alcohol tonight?

I am having a blood test in the morning is it safe to cosume alcohol tonight?

More info: If you tell us what the test is then we can provide info about whether the alcohol might effect it or not. ...Read more

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