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Alcohol Saliva Test Strip

Catalog No.          Product Name               

ABT-ACH-A187         Alcohol Saliva Test Strip

 

INTENDED USE
ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip (Saliva) is a One Step method for the detection of Alcohol in human saliva at a cut-off concentration of 0.02% (20mg/dL).
This assay provides only a qualitative, preliminary analytical test result. An alternate, non-enzymatic technology must be used in order to obtain a confirmed analytical result. Headspace gas chromatography is the preferred confirmatory method.

Accuracy

The following data were obtained based on 60 clinical samples.

ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip (Saliva)

Results

>0.02% (Spiked)

0

Total Results

Positive

30

0

30

Negative

1

29

30

Total Results

31

29

60

% Agreement

97%

100%

98%

Detection Limit

The detection limit on ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip (Saliva) is from 0.02% to 0.30%

Assay Specificity

ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip (Saliva) will react with methyl, ethyl and allyl alcohols.

Interference

The following substances may interfere with the ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip (Saliva):

Strong oxidizers       

Ascorbic acid

Tannic acid

Polyphenolic compopunds

Mercaptans      

Uric acid  

Bilirubin

Oxalic acid

These compounds are not normally present in sufficient amount in urine to interfere with the test. 

 

LIMITATION

 <!--[endif]-->Failure to wait 15 minutes after placing food, drink, or other materials (including smoking) in the mouth before running the test can produce erroneous results due to possible contamination of the saliva by interfering substances.  

<!--[if !supportLists]-->2. <!--[endif]-->ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip (Saliva) is highly sensitive to the presence of alcohol. Alcohol vapors in the air are sometimes detected by ACCU-TELL® One Step Alcohol Test Strip(Saliva). Alcohol vapors are present in many institutions and homes. Alcohol is a component in many household products such as disinfectant, deodorizers, perfumes, and glass cleaners.  If the presence of alcohol vapors is suspected, the test should be performed in an area known to be free of vapors.  

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3. <!--[endif]-->Ingestion or general use of over-the-counter medications and products containing alcohol can produce positive results.