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Ethyl glucuronide, urine
Lab code: VETHG
 
Test Synonyms:
Ethyl glucuronide, urine
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Spot Urine
Result Time:
5-10 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Ethyl glucuronide is a metabolite of ethanol that may be detectable in the urine for up to several days after consumption of or exposure to ethanoll. This test may sometimes be useful in detecting recent alcohol consumption in patients undergoing evaluation for or treatment of alcohol abuse.
Additional Resources:
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