Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Ketones

Test Name: Ketones
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top, 5 mL Gold top or 4.5 mL Light Green top Vacutainer tube

-Fluid

-CSF
Collection Information: Collect a minimum of 2 mL of serum or fluid in the appropriate container for sample type.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekdays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
24 hours
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date: 2009-09-08
Revised Date: 2017-07-05
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: For Urine Ketones order DIPU
Method of Analysis: Nitroprusside
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
KETS (serum) / KETF (fluid)
 
Referred To:  

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