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Articles about Legal Alcohol Testing

Alcohol Testing Explained

AlphaBiolabs offers the most comprehensive legal alcohol testing on the market today.

Blood vs. Hair Alcohol Testing

Alcohol markers can be detected in a person’s hair or blood sample. This page discusses the pros and cons of blood vs. hair alcohol testing.

EtG: Nail vs. Body Hair

Alcohol and its metabolites can be detected in the keratin that makes up nails and hair.

Hair vs. Nails Alcohol Testing

AlphaBiolabs offers a range of testing services for alcohol detection. They all have pros and cons.

PEth vs. EtG Testing

AlphaBiolabs undertakes blood testing to measure PEth, and hair testing and nail clipping analysis to measure EtG.

PEth vs. Other Tests

AlphaBiolabs offers a full alcohol testing service ranging from breath tests, blood analysis and hair analyses.


An accurate way of pinpointing exactly how much alcohol has been ingested and when is now possible with SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring®.

Hair drug testing vs hair alcohol testing

We look at hair drug testing versus hair alcohol testing, the benefits of each test, and what the results can tell us about a person’s drug or alcohol use.

Sample Collection

AlphaBiolabs has been instructed to obtain a sample from you for either DNA, drug and/or alcohol testing. This info sheet will guide you through the process.

Blood alcohol testing methods

In this article, we look at the different types of blood alcohol test, what each test looks for, and how these tests can be used alongside other methods.

Hair alcohol testing for court

We take a closer look at hair alcohol testing, including how this type of test is performed, and what the results of a hair alcohol test will show.

PEth blood alcohol testing FAQs

In this article, we discuss PEth blood alcohol testing, what it is, and what makes PEth testing so conclusive.

SCRAM vs. hair alcohol testing

Learn about SCRAM alcohol testing and compare this to our hair alcohol testing.

How long does alcohol stay in your system?

What happens to your body when you drink alcohol, how long alcohol stays in your system, and how alcohol abuse can affect your health.

How do you prove abstinence from alcohol?

In this article, we look at alcohol abstinence – what it is, how you can prove abstinence, and where you can buy an alcohol test.

What medications can cause a positive alcohol test?

Can medications cause a false-positive on a alcohol test? Read our expert article to find out more.