Specimen Requirements

Title

KETONES,SERUM (BETA-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID)

Specimen Requirement

1-SST/1.0 mL. Allow to clot at room temperature. Spin, separate and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 2 hours, Refrigerated 7 days, Frozen 1 month

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4-6 days Performed Mon, Wed, Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

BHYD