Ethanol is widely abused and blood alcohol measurements can confirm clinical impressions, especially in emergency presentations.
Loss of consciousness Behavioural issues Liver disease
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|