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Ketones, Qualitative, urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code UA or UAWM
Performed by Parnassus & Mt. Zion Hematology
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Method Dipstick
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Normal range Negative
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine same or next day.
Additional information Ketone bodies include acetoacetate, acetone and beta-hydroxybutyrate; however, this reacts only with acetoacetic acid and does not react with beta-hydroxybutyric acid
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:35:05 PM
Entry Number 582
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