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Hair follicle test for alcohol

Hair follicle test for alcohol

A hair follicle test for alcohol analyses two biological markers of alcohol consumption in a hair strand sample. There are two types of biological marker of alcohol: direct and indirect. Direct markers, as their name implies, directly track the intake of alcohol and...
PEth blood test

PEth blood test

A PEth blood test is used to determine alcohol abuse. PEth is a direct marker of alcohol. This means that it is a highly accurate blood test because it can only be detected when alcohol has been consumed. Its high specificity (48–89%) and sensitivity (88–100%) is...
Blood alcohol test

Blood alcohol test

A blood alcohol test can be used to measure the level of alcohol in an individual’s blood. As well as blood alcohol tests, urine alcohol tests, breathalysers, nail clippings and hair samples can also be used to measure the level of alcohol in someone’s system. The...
The benefits of PEth testing

The benefits of PEth testing

There are many benefits of PEth testing. Not only can this type of blood alcohol test detect chronic and single-drinking episodes, it can be used to monitor abstinence and identify relapse. Indeed, PEth testing is the most accurate of the blood alcohol tests because...