Abstinence monitoring of suspected drinking drivers: ethyl glucuronide in hair versus CDT.

@article{Liniger2010AbstinenceMO,
  title={Abstinence monitoring of suspected drinking drivers: ethyl glucuronide in hair versus CDT.},
  author={Bruno Liniger and Ariane Nguyen and Andrea Friedrich-Koch and Michel Yegles},
  journal={Traffic injury prevention},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          123-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) determinations in the hair of self-reported teetotalers were reviewed and compared with carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT) blood tests (by immunochemistry and high-performance liquid chromatography [HPLC]). METHODS A retrospective study was carried out on 154 people whose fitness to drive had to be assessed because of the suspicion of relevant alcohol problems. RESULTS EtG was detected in 55 percent of the hair samples and abstinence thus disproved… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 23 CITATIONS

Biomarkers for the Detection of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A Review.

  • Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
  • 2017
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

Ethyl glucuronide and ethyl sulfate.

  • Advances in clinical chemistry
  • 2014
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 REFERENCES

Alkohol und Fahreignung

R. Seeger
  • Handbuch der verkehrsmedizinischen Begutachtung
  • 2005
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Marrow, other Tissues and Body Liquids as Proof of Alcohol Consumption before Death

R. Seeger
  • Forensic Sci Int,
  • 2005
VIEW 1 EXCERPT