BETA-HYDROXYBUTYRATE (BKET)

Message
This test code should not be used for Outreach.
Not available as an add-on test. Must be received by testing laboratory within 2 hours of collection (within 30 minutes at Paulding).

Test Code
LAB2177

Alias/See Also
BKET

CPT Codes
82010

Preferred Specimen
1 mL whole blood in green top tube

Instructions
Submit specimen to lab ASAP.

Transport Container
Plain green top


Specimen Stability
2 hours after collection; 30 minutes after collection at Paulding

Reference Range
<0.6 mmol/L



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.