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Acetest

Serum Ketones

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5130
EPIC Order
  ACETEST
CPT Code(s)   82009
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top or red top tube
  micro: 200 µL blood/gold top or red top bullet
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: NO
Refrigerator: 5 days
Frozen: 5 days
Availability Routine: 24 hours/7 days
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT: 1 hr, Routine: 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: Negative
     
Comments Stability Deliver to lab as soon as possible.  Keep closed.  Refrigerate until analysis (must be performed within 5 days).
INTERNAL REFERENCE TESTING SPECIMEN HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Centrifuge, aliquot, freeze

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 14, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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