Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB5393
EPIC Order BETA HYDROXYBUTYRATE
CPT Code(s) 82010
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Lab
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube / Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
Micro: 1.0 mL blood
Stability Unspun:
≤4 hrs recommended

  Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
≤1 week
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: 0.02-0.27 mmol/L
Comments

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 03, 2021

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