Purpose
Diagnostic Monitoring
Method(s)
Enzymatic Assay (EZA)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82010
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Betahydroxybutyric Acid Betahydroxybutyrate; Ketone Enzymatic Assay (EZA) mcg/mL 10 Biological Marker

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
Frozen (-70 °C): 3 month(s)
1 Betahydroxybutyric Acid Betahydroxybutyrate; Ketone Enzymatic Assay (EZA) mcg/mL 10 Biological Marker

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