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Forensic Science International

False-positive ethyl glucuronide immunoassay screening associated with chloral hydrate medication as confirmed by LC–MS/MS and self-medication


PMID 19084359

Abstract

Background Urine-ethyl glucuronide (EtG) concentrations are considered as a specific marker of recent alcohol consumption. We describe false-positive EtG screening results by the DRI ® ethyl glucuronide enzyme immunoassay caused by chloral hydrate intake.
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