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Alcohol

Category Biochemistry
Test background

Ethanol is widely abused and blood alcohol measurements can confirm clinical impressions, especially in emergency presentations.

Clinicial Indications

Loss of consciousness Behavioural issues Liver disease

Reference range

For reference, the legal driving limit is currently 800 mg/L (80 mg/dL)

Sample & container required Fluoride oxlalate (grey top)
Sample volume 0.5 mL
Turnaround time 1 day