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References: (1) Young DS. Effects of Drugs on Clinical Laboratory Tests. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: AACC Press; 1990. (2) Young DS. Effects of Preanalytical Variables on Clinical Laboratory Tests. Washington, DC: AACC Press; 19 93: 3-120, 3-121.
CAUTION: Urines containing sugars and contaminated with microorganisms may yield a false positive result due to fermentation of sugar to alcohol. A list of substances and conditions known to affect alcohol concentration in vivo is given by Young (1,2). No representation is made by Boehringer Mannheim regarding the completeness of these lists or the accuracy of the information contained therein.
Ethanol/Volatiles Screen (EVS), Plasma
Urine Tests Requiring no Preservatives