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Test Code Acetoacetate Acetoacetate, Serum


Specimen Required


Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.


Secondary ID

75388

Method Name

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Reporting Name

Acetoacetate, Serum

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Frozen (preferred) 29 days
  Refrigerated  4 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Room Temperature; Serum gel tube (SST), Plasma gel tube (PST)

Reference Values

Reporting limit determined each analysis.

 

Acetoacetate 

Normal range for adults: 5-30 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday - Sunday

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

CPT Code Information

82010

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FACES Acetoacetate, Serum 1705-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3524 Acetoacetate 1705-3