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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:
Spun/Separated:
</= 4 hrs recommended
</= 1 week refrigerated
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
  STAT: 1hour
Reference Range Normal: 0.02-0.27 mmol/L
 Comments  

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

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
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514