Alcohol testing is used to determine whether an individual is currently using alcohol or has used alcohol in the past. It is utilized in a variety of settings and for a number of different purposes. In treatment settings, alcohol testing is used to monitor patients to ensure that they are abstaining from alcohol while in treatment and that they maintain sobriety once treatment is completed. Alcohol testing is also used in forensic settings, most commonly to determine sobriety for those suspected of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. In this case, alcohol testing may be used for screening in roadside sobriety checks to identify those who are suspected of driving while intoxicated and may be entered as evidence in criminal prosecutions ...

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