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.

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I drank a week ago, and have a blood test today, will any alcohol show up in my test?

Not alcohol. If you drank alcohol one week (7 days) ago there will not be any alcohol in a blood test. However regular drinking, heavy binge drinking with elevate certain liver enzymes. . Read more...
No. It will all be eliminated or metabolized well before this timel. Read more...
Very unlikely. Alcohol is metabolized by your body fairly rapidly - on the order of one mixed drink/beer per two hours. After a week it should be entirely out of your system. Unlike Canabis, there is nothing that lingers. Read more...

I drank alcohol last night. And I have a blood test today what can I do for it not to show in my results?

Depends. Entirely depends on how much you drank and how many hours between your blood test and your last drink. You need about 1-1.5 hours to burn off a standard drink. Though most routine screening blood tests do not check for an alcohol level. Unless it is for prior drinking... Read more...
Nothing. You can try hydrating with 8-10 glasses of water to dilute your urine; however, the current tests are very sensitive and accurate. Read more...

Will alcohol 24 hrs before a blood test show low hemogoblin levels? Male 23yo 56kg. Not too much protein in diet. Thanks.

If anemic. If a person is anemic, his hemoglobin test result will be low, regardless of whether or not he drank alcoholic drinks the day before. Likewise, if he is not anemic, his hemoglobin result will not be low, regardless of the alcoholic drinks he had the day before. Read more...

A friend of mine drank alcohol for the first time 2 days ago, and she has a blood test tomorrow. Will anything show up on her blood or urine?

Probably not. Alcohol has a rapid half-life, meaning the body clears it quickly, provided that she didn't drink a fifth of hard liquor all at once. If she drank responsibly 2 days ago, the alcohol will have been cleared from her system already. Read more...

I had a beer yesterday evening with dinner, which means if I get the blood test it will have been a day and a half. Will any alcohol show up on my test?

Depends on the test. Blood testing is actually not the best way to look for drugs, because most are short-acting and the amount of drug in blood is very tiny. Urine is the best body fluid, and saliva is increasingly being used as well. Hair and nail testing will detect some drugs for months. Newer alcohol tests (EtG, EtS, PeTH) can detect alcohol use for several days, if they are using those tests. Read more...