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Do they test for alcohol in a drug test?

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Employers may drug test as part of the pre-employment hiring process and also may test employees for drugs and alcohol use under certain circumstances. Hiring can be contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol tests. read more

Urine Tests For Alcohol Urine alcohol tests are administered in order to determine if a person has been drinking in the recent past. Urine alcohol tests are not appropriate to determine if someone is currently intoxicated since a positive outcome does not indicate the immediate presence of alcohol in the system. read more

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recommends testing for at least five drugs (amphetamines, THC, cocaine, opiates, and phencyclidine) as well as alcohol. Although a standard drug test does not evaluate the presence of alcohol in a person’s system, many companies do include alcohol in their testing policy, using a breath or saliva test. read more