ethanol test

ethanol test

a blood, urine, gastric, or breath test usually performed to evaluate alcohol-impaired drivers or those with alcohol overdose.

eth·a·nol test

(eth'ă-nol test)
Measurement of alcohol consumption in drivers who are determined to have acted in a manner suggesting impairment; may involve blood, urine, or breath testing.
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It is possible that this outlier may actually represent an individual whose blood ethanol was not reflective of premortem ethanol intake or that one of the illicit substances that the patient had taken somehow gave a false-positive blood ethanol test.
An ethanol test is performed on a discrete analyzer in the chemistry department.
Therefore, the results of a blood ethanol test from heart blood obtained postmortem should be interpreted with caution.