Ketone Bodies Panel, Serum/Plasma Test (2480SP)

Ketone Bodies Panel, Serum/Plasma Test (2480SP)

Analysis Code 2480SP 
Test Name Ketone Bodies Panel, Serum/Plasma 
Test Includes Acetoacetate; Acetone; Betahydroxybutyric Acid 
Compound Synonym(s) Acetoacetic Acid; Betahydroxybutyrate; Ketone 
Purpose Diagnostic Monitoring; Exposure Monitoring; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Biological Marker, Environmental/Occupation Toxin, Biological Marker (Exposure) 
Method(s) Enzymatic Assay (EZA)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) 
Specimen Requirements 4 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Frozen 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines AND freeze (preferably at -70 C). Ship overnight Monday through Thursday, to arrive at NMS Labs the following day. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 4 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 4 day(s)
Frozen (-70 °C): 29 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC] Monday / 3 days
[Headspace GC] Wednesday / 4 days
[EZA] Tuesday / 7 days 
Suggested CPT Code 82010x3 
**Minimum Volume 1.85 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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