Betahydroxybutyric Acid, Fluid Test (0420FL)

Betahydroxybutyric Acid, Fluid Test (0420FL)

Analysis Code 0420FL 
Test Name Betahydroxybutyric Acid, Fluid 
Test Includes Betahydroxybutyric Acid 
Compound Synonym(s) BHB; Betahydroxybutyrate; Ketone 
Purpose Postmortem Evaluation. Diagnostic Monitoring. This test is New York State approved. 
Category Biological Marker 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
(GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 1 mL Fluid 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling None 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC/MS] Wednesday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 82010 
**Minimum Volume 0.3 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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