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See Bernshaw in Canada. A police officer should not immediately administer a roadside screening device test if he or she has information that there may be a source of mouth alcohol (eg. a very recent drink of alcohol, recent mouthwash, vomit), rather the screening device test should be delayed about 15 or 20 minutes to make sure that there is no alcohol in the mouth that would cause mouth alcohol bias.
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