Many times, the EtG alcohol test is ordered with a comprehensive panel for drugs of abuse. These drug and alcohol tests are frequently ordered by individuals who are prohibited from consuming alcohol or from attorneys working with clients on zero-tolerance alcohol programs. Courts often order these test for probation, custody cases or for DUI or DWI program. The EtG alcohol test is used to monitor behavior not determine intoxication.
PEth Alcohol Tests have a 3 week detection window and looks for alcohol biomarkers that stay in the bloodstream for up to three weeks. PEth testing can detect chronic alcohol use or heavy binge drinking.