PMID: 25029Jan 1, 1978

Biochemical tests for the detection of alcoholism: comparison of plasma alpha-amino-n-butyric acid with other available tests

Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research
S ShawC S Lieber


The measurement of AANB relative to leucine was found to be a useful biochemical test for the detection of chronic alcohol consumption. This test, in combination with GGTP determinations, provided a sensitive means of detection (81% positive) for chronic alcohol consumption with a minimum of false positive determinations (2%).


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