Ketones, Urine

Test Code
70473

Alias/See Also
Urine, ketones

CPT Codes
81003

Preferred Specimen
Fresh urine

Minimum Volume
2 mL

Instructions
obtain specimen in urine collection cup, then transfer to urine transport tube

Transport Container
Urine Collection Cup and Urine Transport Tube

Transport Temperature
Urine Transport Tube = Room Temperature
Collection cup = Refrigerated

Specimen Stability
Urine Transport Tube = 3 hours at Room Temperature
Collection cup = 2 hours Refrigerated

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Past specimen stability times, incorrect transport container, insufficient sample volume.

Methodology
Chemical Strip

Setup Schedule
24/7
UR

Report Available
same day

Reference Range



Clinical Significance
Urinalysis aids in the diagnosis of disease, and/or monitors wellness, therapy or progress of disease.

Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.