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Specimen Requirements

Title

ACETONE & ISOPROPANOL

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in gray sodium fluoride tube/5.0 mL wholle blood (1.0 min).*DO NOT OPEN CONTAINER*

Alternate Specimen: Red-Top

 

Methodology

Stability

ROOM TEMP 48 HOURS; REFRIGERATED 7 DAYS

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1 DAY--PERFORMED SUNDAY-FRIDAY

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

Holiday Information

Garcia Lab will be closed Thursday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume our regular schedule on Friday.

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