Screening for Alcohol Abuse

Because concomitant sequelae of alcoholism are often present in addicts an alcohol screen should be done. The Alcohol Screen is a qualitative enzymatic quick test for the detection of alcohol in saliva or urine. The Alcohol Screen is simple and fast and shows a positive result if the level is above 0.1% alcohol. The assay detects ethanol at concentrations of 0.1% or 10mg/dL respectively by color change of the test pad to light greenish-grey. The green color intensifies with higher alcohol concentration in the sample. Thus, Alcohol-Screen produces a color change in the presence of alcohol in the specimen ranging from a light green-grey color at 0.1% concentrations via middle green at medium concentrations to a dark greenish-grey color at a 3.0% alcohol concentration (Figure V-15).

Booze Basher

Booze Basher

Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Permanently STOP The Battle With Alcohol Once And For All. This Book Is One Of The Most Valuable Resources In The World When It Comes To Transformational Tools For Battling Booze Binges And Staying Alcohol-Free.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment