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Test Code KETONE Ketone Bodies, Blood Screen, Plasma or Serum

Important Note

Serum Ketone has been discontinued at CFAM for all Outreach patients

Still available for Hospital Rapid Response Laboratories

Outreach Only-

      Please order Betahydroxybutarte (BOHB)

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Colorimetric

Reference Values

Negative

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82010

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube:  Mint green-top (lithium heparin gel) tube(s)

Specimen:  1 mL of lithium heparin plasma

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:

Note:  1. Indicate plasma on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube:  Gold-top tube(s)

Specimen:  1 mL of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:

Note:  1. Indicate serum on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5300350