Does an amniocentesis test detect alcohol consumption?

Answer The amount of alcohol consumed during pregnancy is not detected by an amniocentesis. The test searches for chromosomal disorders, like Down Syndrome, and checks for genetic disorders, urine infecti... Read More »

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How long does alcohol stay in your system after drinking When would a urine test detect it?

It stays in your system for 24 hours. Both in your blood, intestines, breath. all of that. I was unfortunately driving home one morning from a night out at the bars, and got pulled over. The co... Read More »

What blood test is done to detect alcohol?

A BAC test, or blood alcohol content test, is the most reliable for testing the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream. The BAC test is the least used because of its expense. People who are on blood ... Read More »

Is there a UA test that can detect alcohol use for more than 48 hrs?

Yes, there is a UA (urinalysis) test to detect alcohol in your system for longer than 48 hours. An EtG (ethyl glucuronide, a by-product of ethanol breakdown) test is valid for up to 80 hours after ... Read More »

Why is an amniocentesis test performed?

Generally an amnio is done to determine any chromosomal problems that might be suggestive during pregnancy. In is an invasive procedure so it is only done if necessary or if the mother requests and... Read More »