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What Does My Blood Test Report Indicate?

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Posted on Fri, 3 Nov 2017
Question: Hello,

Will I pass a blood test for Cotinine if I stopped using snuff 11 days ago?

Thank you,
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar (43 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
There is little possibility

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

The cotinine can be detected in urine for three to four days as the levels remains high enough to get detected in active smokers. In chain smokers the level can be detected upto one week but there is little chance to get it after one week for most individuals.

Since you quit the stuff 11 days back there is good possibility that you will be tested negative for cotinine.

I hope this answers you.
Feel free to write back to me if you have more questions.
Thanks and regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ashok Kumar (14 minutes later)
Hello,

The answer you provided was for a urine test however I am taking a blood test. Can you provide the answer for if I will pass a blood test?
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar (10 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
I am sorry

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for pointing error as it is true that I assumed urine test without checking.

However the answer will be almost same (Little to no chance for positive test) as the blood test can detect cotinine after one to 10 days of last nicotine smoking. Since the time passed is 11 days there is little chance that you will be tested positive for cotinine.

I hope this clarifies.
Thanks again.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What Does My Blood Test Report Indicate?

Brief Answer: There is little possibility Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for using Healthcaremagic. I read your query and understand your concerns. The cotinine can be detected in urine for three to four days as the levels remains high enough to get detected in active smokers. In chain smokers the level can be detected upto one week but there is little chance to get it after one week for most individuals. Since you quit the stuff 11 days back there is good possibility that you will be tested negative for cotinine. I hope this answers you. Feel free to write back to me if you have more questions. Thanks and regards.