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Ketone Bodies Qualitative

Order Name KETONES
Test Number: 2000075
Revision Date 03/23/2021
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Ketone Bodies Qualitative
Dry Chemistry 2513-0 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5) Plasma Lithium Heparin PST (Light Green Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1 mL (0.5) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Instructions Keep tightly stoppered - Do not remove stopper of collection tube. Keep refrigerated.

This test is only available on inpatients at St. John Sapulpa, St. John Owasso, St. John Broken Arrow and Jane Phillips Medical Center. All other locations please use Beta Hydroxybutyrate.
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1-2 days  
Clinical Use Useful for the diagnosis and monitoring of therapy for diabetic ketoacidosis. 
CPT Code(s) 82009
Lab Section Chemistry