24 Mar Equine Ultrasounds Can Cause Vets To Test Positive For Alcohol
Over the Limit? Equine Ultrasounds Can Cause Vets To Test Positive For Alcohol
from the Paulick Report, March 17, 2023
Veterinarians may get a false positive in a breath alcohol test after administering an abdominal ultrasound, a study by Dr. Valentina Vitale out of the University of Pisa reports.
Practitioners performing ultrasounds are often exposed to the alcohol vapors for significantly longer than others are exposed to hand sanitizer fumes or mouth washes, Vitale explained.
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