Tag: Testing

EtG Urine Alcohol Test Unreliable

The EtG urine alcohol test is in widespread use. But the test is unreliable. That’s the warning from SAMSHA. (The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.) The urine test is for testing compliance of people who are not to drink alcohol. I. Federal Warning The federal agency has issued an official warning. The …

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Alcohol Tests (Hair, Saliva, Sweat) Accurate? What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

Alcohol tests of the breath estimate blood alcohol concentration or BAC. Only blood tests can actually measure¬†it. Other tests can also estimate drinking. They include hair, saliva and sweat tests. Discover the strengths and weaknesses of these different alcohol tests. I. Hair Alcohol Tests Hair alcohol tests can’t distinguish between not drinking and moderate drinking. …

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