Specimen Requirements

Title

ACETONE & ISOPROPANOL

Specimen Requirement

Collect Gray Top Sodium Fluoride, send 5 mL whole blood.

Alternate Specimen: Green Top Sodium or Lithium Heparin, Red Top or 5 mL urine in a sterile container

**Do not open container/tube.

Methodology

Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection

Stability

Room temp: 48 hours, Refrigerated: 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1 day

Clinical Use

Diagnose ketonemia, ketoacidosis resulting from diabetes mellitus, alcoholism, stress, starvation, intestinal disorders including emesis, glycogen storage disease (von Gierke), infantile organic acidemias, and other metabolic disorders.

Test Code

ACETW