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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Acetone

Synonyms

Ketone bodies

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

4 mL whole blood

Volume and Container

5 mL gold top SST tube

Storage and Transport

Cover and refrigerate until analysis.

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Wrong container; hemolysis; improper labeling; insufficient volume

Turn Around Time

Routine: 2 -4  hrs.;

Urgent/Emergent: 1 hr.

Availability

 

CPT / HCPCS Code

82009

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

Unable to read if sample is hemolyzed.

Row Stamp

17,219,351

Last Updated

10/07/2003 10:59:27

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Elevated in diabetic or fasting ketoacidosis, 2-propanol poisoning, starvation, and severe carbohydrate restriction.

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Core Laboratory,  BI-2023, 706-721-2120

Schedule

24/7/365

Request Form

Frequently Requested Tests requisition. Indicate medical necessity.

Methodology

Acetest tablets with visual reading

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

negative

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Acetone

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir