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CBc for minor in possession of alcohol?

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July 06, 2010 8:44AM

Alcohol in and of itself does not show in a CBC test (Complete Blood Count). But, the effects of alcohol, such as dehydration, is shown because dehydration makes the blood thicker, stickier, and so it elevates certain components of the test. I'd imagine the CBC was part of a routine health screening, vs. being related to the offense.