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Acetone, Blood or Serum

Performing Laboratory

Providence Alaska Medical Center

Methodology

Colorimetric

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred:

Serum

Draw blood in a gold-top serum gel tube(s). Spin down, separate serum from cells, and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated.

Note:  1. Indicate serum on request form.
2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

Alternate:

Blood

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s) or a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s), and send 1 mL of sodium heparin or EDTA whole blood refrigerated in original tube.

Note:  1. Indicate whole blood on request form.
2. Label specimen appropriately (whole blood).

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82009