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does alcohol show up in a urine test

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Alcohol is metabolized before it is eliminated, which means that alcohol itself doesn't show up in urine tests. Instead, ethyl glucoronide (EtG), which is a direct metabolite of alcohol, is the substance being tested for in alcohol tests. It is detectable in urine 3-4 days, or about 80 hours, after ingesting alcohol. For more information on alcohol testing, you can read here: http://www.drugtestingnetwork.com/alcohol-testing.htm

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I am being tested for marijuana on a regular basis, but have also been abstaining from drinking too(although I've never been a huge drinker), just to be safe. On occasion I like to have a couple good beers with dinner or watching a movie, didn't want to mess up my probation because of those couple.
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Alcohol break down in the body makes it difficult to detect through urine. It is detected through blood alcohol level more accurately. If they are testing for drugs, yes, alcohol is one of the default markers.

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Alcohol tests are performed at jobs and as part of law enforcement procedures. Breathalyzers, blood, and urine tests are the methods used. Urine tests can test positive up to three to four days depending on the individual and how much alcohol was ingested.

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Yes, urine can be used to detect alcohol. Most commonly, blood or breath are tested for alcohol content, however.

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Yes, alcohol is detectable in urine. Alcohol can be detected in the urine for up to 90 hours or so after the last drink has been metabolized.

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