Acetoacetate, Urine [26352X]

Test Code
49177

CPT Codes
82010

Preferred Specimen
3 mL urine collected in a preservative-free plastic container

Minimum Volume
1.2 mL

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen -20° C: 7 days
Frozen -70° C: 29 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Received room temperature

Methodology
Gas Chromatography (GC)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
Diagnostic monitoring.

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
200 Welsh Rd
Horsham, PA 19044



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