Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 227 > Feb 28 1950

Since said blood test is not for the treatment of disease it does not violate the medical code and does not involve the practice of medicine.  Any law enforcement officer desiring said test to be made should secure the service of only a physician, nurse or other technician recommended by a physician or county health doctor acquainted with their training and ability.