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Test Code NBLD0329 Ketones Qualitative, Urine

Useful For

Assessing diabetic ketoacidosis

Methodology

IRIS AX-4280 automated chemical analysis

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine

Container/Tube: Clean container

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine collection.

2. No preservative.

3. Label specimen as urine.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine in Sterile Container Ambient 2 hours
  Refrigerated 48 hours
BD Tiger-top Vacutainer UA Preservative Tube Ambient 72 hours
  Refrigerated 72 hours

 

Reference Values

Negative -  5 mg/dL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81003