Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91032

Beta Hydroxybutyric Acid

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzymatic
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82010
Components:
  • 91032 - BETA-OH BUTYRIC
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