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Test ID FACTO Acetoacetate, Serum or Plasma

Method Name

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Reporting Name

Acetoacetate

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) or pink-top tube(s). Plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of EDTA plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

Note:    1. Indicate plasma on request form.

            2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Note:    1. Indicate serum on request form.

            2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 


Specimen Minimum Volume

1.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Frozen (preferred) 4 days
  Refrigerated  4 days

Reference Values

Reporting limit determined each analysis.

 

Acetoacetate 

   Normal range for adults:  5-30 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Wednesday

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

CPT Code Information

82010

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FACTO Acetoacetate 1705-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1433 Acetoacetate 1705-3
Z1854 Reporting Limit 19147-8