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Our comprehensive legal alcohol test package

Our comprehensive legal alcohol test package

When it comes to legal matters, alcohol testing is relied upon to help make decisions in cases that can have far-reaching effects. Understanding the level and pattern of alcohol misuse can help assess the risk, whether to an individual, an employee, their workplace or...
Alcohol testing with PEth

Alcohol testing with PEth

Blood alcohol tests are used to measure the level of alcohol in an individual’s blood. When alcohol is consumed, it is absorbed into the bloodstream and about 90% of it is broken down in the liver. The rest is passed out of the body in urine and exhaled breath. On...
What is PEth testing?

What is PEth testing?

Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) is the most accurate blood test to determine alcohol abuse. This is because PEth is a direct marker of alcohol, which means that it can only be detected when alcohol has been consumed. Its high specificity (48–89%) and sensitivity of 88–100%...
Family law court alcohol testing

Family law court alcohol testing

If parental alcohol misuse is a concern and a child may be unsafe in its own home, care proceedings will be initiated. In cases such as these, alcohol testing is relied upon to help decision making. Understanding the pattern and extent of alcohol misuse can help...
What is an MCV test?

What is an MCV test?

An MCV test is one of the three tests that AlphaBiolabs uses to measure alcohol levels in blood. A liver function test (LFT) and carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) analysis are the other two. The acronym MCV stands for mean corpuscular volume and refers to the...