Urine tests for alcohol on probation

Urine tests for alcohol on probation

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Since: Jan 11

Elgin, TX

#2 Jan 7, 2011
Touko wrote:
I thought I would start a forum for those having to take urine tests for alcohol on probation. First off-drinking and driving is wrong...bla bla-for those looking to criticize go else where. We know that. Those who have had problems also realize that the system is set to take as much money as possible. In other words-don't get a DUI!

OK-but for those who are on the other side-some insight.

ETG tests can test for up to 80 hours. Usually you can pass in alot less time with variable remedies. I would like to hear from people who have taken this test.

My test is usually a 8 drug panel. I know for a fact it can be passed if you quit drinking for a minimum of 24 hours prior. For me-I am OK to drink on Fri-sometimes Sat since my test is Mon eve at the earliest. I have proven this. I have also proven that I can fail within that 24 hour period if I drink heavily (it was an surprise test-don't get me started).

So please-no do gooders with the BS "what are you" comments. I read them on forums all over the place.

This is for people who maybe want to have some wine at christmas, a beer at a bbq or something "normal" and still be able to finish their probation requirements.

Nothing wrong with that.

Please post any helpful information!

Thanks!
I'm in a drug court program that randomly test for alcohol. I heard others in the program say that they drink every night and are alright as long ad they stop by midnight( due to the chance of a 7am screen). I dismissed what they said and live by the code, never take advice from someone who doesnt have to pay the consequences. Well, one night I drank over a twelve pack and got tested the next morning and passed. I wouldnt take my advice, but that is my experience with it.

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westside

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#3 Jan 10, 2011
Do they use these test I read where there to sensitive.

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Knoxville, TN

#5 Jan 10, 2011
Thought I read they are to sensitive
jewe

Vancouver, WA

#6 Feb 23, 2011
what is an etg test?

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jewels

Vancouver, WA

#7 Feb 23, 2011
what is an etg test? how do you pass it?

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Since: Jan 11

United States

#9 Feb 27, 2011
None that I know of. If you try to flush your system out you will possibly get a false positive for a low creatnine level. I think you would be better off just hoping you pass.

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#10 Oct 22, 2011
Konnichiwa wrote:
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I'm in a drug court program that randomly test for alcohol. I heard others in the program say that they drink every night and are alright as long ad they stop by midnight( due to the chance of a 7am screen). I dismissed what they said and live by the code, never take advice from someone who doesnt have to pay the consequences. Well, one night I drank over a twelve pack and got tested the next morning and passed. I wouldnt take my advice, but that is my experience with it.
If you don't mind me asking where are you located? I just took a shot and drank a beer the night before and took the test the next afternoon... they sent it to a lab so I am stressing out about it, how long does it take to get results usually?

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Buddy

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#11 Oct 22, 2011
I just took a shot and drank a beer the night before and took the test the next afternoon... they sent it to a lab so I am stressing out about it, how long does it take to get results usually?

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Sharon

San Angelo, TX

#12 Nov 14, 2011
I got a DWI in July of this year and am on pretrial diversion. One of my requirements is to be "alcohol free"...for a friggin' year!!! FOR REAL? Well, I blew it off not thinking that there was a piss test for alcohol... not so much. I had 4 glasses of wine the day before I went to meet my new P.O. as I was transferred to my home county this month. Didn't think twice about a UA... UNTIL someone informed me that they do EtG testing. I know mine will come back positive for EtG. NOW WHAT? Do I lose my pretrial contract? I'm sick at my stomach. This is my first UA. I'm petrified! Anyone able to tell me what is going to happen?

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Nihau 2011

Norwalk, CT

#13 Jan 22, 2012
This test is lame. I've been trying to figure out why my tests are coming back positive, and apparently the smallest contact sets it off.

alcoholism.about.com/od/work/a/etg.htm
wiki.answers.com/Q/How_long_is_alcohol_in_you...

Apparently its also important if you are drinking, to avoid ALL CONTACT with the stuff that sets it off (i.e. Alcohol-based deodorant, hand sanitizer) but also, according to one of these articles, things as innocuous as laundry detergent. One thing I have not seen listed, which is a biggie, I believe, is GASOLINE, as gasoline today contains 10% ETHANOL. So by handling it you absorb it through your skin and by breathing the fumes you are inadvertently inhaling alcohol vapor. I don't know if anyone remembers the Vaporizers that were popular at nightclubs a few years back, but its the same thing. Sucking in the fumes. So if you're trying to lower your levels, you need to avoid things that will dose you with alcohol and drag out the process. Drink a lot of water, start exercising to speed up your metabolism and give yourself time to flush. Also you may want to try things like pomegranate and unsweetened grape or cherry juice for the antioxidant powers. Another thing I had heard of is dipping your finger in some bleach and when you pee in the cup, dip your finger in it, which reactivates the bleach and goes into the sample, screwing up the test, but I have never tried it myself. I never had to worry about it because I only drank, and this was before this bulls**t EtG test.

Another thing I've seen posted is that e.coli eats the EtG, and putting your finger in your butt and wiping the inside of the container will do the trick. Get Freaky!

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i hate police

Crestwood, KY

#14 Feb 17, 2012
im on probation now for OWI in indiana 6 months probation and im facing two months if i fuck up so i was wondering what kind of test do you think they will give me? i know that it is only urine i dont do any illegal drugs i just like to drink on weekends sometimes to much hence the OWI but i see my probation officer monthly and im under the impression that they send my sample to a lab i just want to hear thoughts on how long they can detect alcohol in my system and how many days prior to my meeting should i stop drinking?

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Coming Clean

Saint Catharines, Canada

#15 Feb 18, 2012
i hate police wrote:
im on probation now for OWI in indiana 6 months probation and im facing two months if i fuck up so i was wondering what kind of test do you think they will give me? i know that it is only urine i dont do any illegal drugs i just like to drink on weekends sometimes to much hence the OWI but i see my probation officer monthly and im under the impression that they send my sample to a lab i just want to hear thoughts on how long they can detect alcohol in my system and how many days prior to my meeting should i stop drinking?
Maybe you should try cluing in and just stop drinking instead of trying to figure out how to beat some urine test. After all drinking is the reason why you are in trouble now. Obviously drinking is more important to you than staying out of trouble and getting on with life.

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i hate police

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#16 Feb 18, 2012
Coming Clean wrote:
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Maybe you should try cluing in and just stop drinking instead of trying to figure out how to beat some urine test. After all drinking is the reason why you are in trouble now. Obviously drinking is more important to you than staying out of trouble and getting on with life.
Hey how about this either answer my question or dont reply to my post with some stupid bullshit that i dont want to hear.Fuck you and have a nice day.

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Jgfan14gmcom

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#17 Feb 18, 2012
Someone post the detection time per amount of drinks for each panel, please. I had one drink and have a test in 72 hours. One drink!

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soos

Buffalo, NY

#18 Feb 21, 2012
I had an 8 oz glass of wine with dinner on monday night and may be tested fri morning...will i pass allright?
tat2dman at hotmail

United States

#19 Feb 24, 2012
It's a test that can tell whether your liver has broken down any alcohol at all in up to like 5-7 days. It will even show, supposedly, if you've even had something as minimal as say...NyQuil with the alcohol in it.
honest and anonymous

Buffalo, NY

#20 Apr 5, 2012
In My experience , many places do cheaper forms of drug testing as the ETG(80 hr test is expensive ) but First it's good to know what type of testing is done , I can also say I've cleaned out in 52-68 hrs and passed many times . I have a method and system that seems to work . First , make sure you have at least a window of at least 3 days to clean up after you drink . I aslo take super antioxidant green tea about 5 bags in a 8-12 oz cup steeped for bout n hour till it's bitter and shitty tasting ... You've just made a super concentrated cup of antioxidants . I do this a few times coupled with energy drinks orange juice ,lots off coffee and multi vitamins and excercise and i've passed every time ... To be honest though the paranoia and fear really isn't worth it . Really if ya cant do it and really enjoy it ya shouldnt be doing it ... I have since stopped so i can confindently pee in that cup and know for sure im clean ..the fear is too high a price not to mention the risk losing ones freedom/job on a night of foolishness is too high a price . I've answered this as honestly as i can . If youre doing right theres no way ya can get in trouble for doing wrong , Good luck and be safe .

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Kday

Dallas, TX

#21 Apr 8, 2012
Do they give etg tests for easter?
underthescope

Beaverton, OR

#22 Apr 27, 2012
I'm glad to hear from someone that Doesn't have an additiction just because of a DUI, I've been struggling with that since mine 6 months ago, its a pain in the ass what they put you through. It should be ok to have a glass of wine with dinner or beer at a bbq, its normal, its ok, but having to worry about that random test sucks!! I've been in group sessions 2x a week now and have failed one, it was from a beer and nyquil, so I had to take another test immediately after, no results yest but I'm sure it'll be the same. so now after being in treatment for 30 days I have to start all over because of that one failed test. I have 90 days of sobriety,have to find a solution. I've been told that the test can run up to 80hrs, who really knows this? Weight plays a role too. Any advise out there is welcome, besides "don't drink!"
Touko wrote:
I thought I would start a forum for those having to take urine tests for alcohol on probation. First off-drinking and driving is wrong...bla bla-for those looking to criticize go else where. We know that. Those who have had problems also realize that the system is set to take as much money as possible. In other words-don't get a DUI!
OK-but for those who are on the other side-some insight.
ETG tests can test for up to 80 hours. Usually you can pass in alot less time with variable remedies. I would like to hear from people who have taken this test.
My test is usually a 8 drug panel. I know for a fact it can be passed if you quit drinking for a minimum of 24 hours prior. For me-I am OK to drink on Fri-sometimes Sat since my test is Mon eve at the earliest. I have proven this. I have also proven that I can fail within that 24 hour period if I drink heavily (it was an surprise test-don't get me started).
So please-no do gooders with the BS "what are you" comments. I read them on forums all over the place.
This is for people who maybe want to have some wine at christmas, a beer at a bbq or something "normal" and still be able to finish their probation requirements.
Nothing wrong with that.
Please post any helpful information!
Thanks!
Don

Sayville, NY

#23 May 13, 2012
Coming Clean wrote:
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Maybe you should try cluing in and just stop drinking instead of trying to figure out how to beat some urine test. After all drinking is the reason why you are in trouble now. Obviously drinking is more important to you than staying out of trouble and getting on with life.
Thank you for the sermon, Father Dumbass.

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