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Test Code ACET ACETONE, QUANTITATIVE (VOLATILE), PLASMA OR SERUM

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
SoftID ACET
EPIC LAB505

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Diagnosis and treatment of suspected cases of acetone or isopropanol ingestion

Method Name

Gas-Liquid Chromatography (GLC)

Reference Values

None detected

Toxic concentration ≥ 20mg/dL

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 Day

Available Stat

Specimen Type

Submit one of the following:

~ Plasma

~ Serum

Preferred Container

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Preferred Volume

Plasma: 2 mL (Green Top Tube (Sodium Heparin))

Serum: 2 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Minimum Volume

Plasma: 0.3 mL (Green Top Tube (Sodium Heparin))

Serum: 0.3 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Indicate specimen type (serum or plasma) on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum or plasma).

3. Spin specimen, separate from clot and send refrigerated.

ALCOHOL SHOULD NOT BE USED TO PREPARE THE VENIPUNCTURE SITE.

BETADINE® OR OTHER ANTISEPTICS THAT DO NOT CONTAIN ALCOHOL SHOULD BE USED.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Plasma

Frozen: 3 Months

Refrigerated: 3 Days

Must be spun/separated within: 2 Hours

Specimen Type: Serum

Frozen: 3 Months

Refrigerated: 3 Days

Must be spun/separated within: 2 Hours

Add On Capable

Not Permitted

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

82010 Ketone Body, Quantitative

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Green Top Tube (Sodium Heparin)

Plasma Separator Tube (PST)

Red Top Tube

LOINC Code Information

5568-1

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories