Tag: Alcohol

  • Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)

    Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)

    Indications: The alcolock is compulsory in cases of serious offenses or injury accident on the highway. When this test is positive, a blood alcohol is produced, to quantitatively determine blood alcohol levels. Principle: Is carried out in serum measuring ethanol concentration. Technique: 5mL venous blood sampling on sodium fluoride, after disinfection with nonalcoholic aqueous solution.…

  • Alcohol (ethanol)

    Alcohol (ethanol)

    Alcohol is responsible for acute poisoning, not always obvious, and simulate more conditions such as hypoglycemia or subarachnoid haemorrhage. The dosage of ethanol deserves to be asked more often. Sample: Venous blood collected on fluoride (as glucose); 20 mL of blood on two sealed vials (one being reserved against a possible second opinion), if forensic…