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Test Code BETA-HYDROXYBUTYRATE BETA-HYDROXYBUTYRATE

Department

Chemistry

Group Components

BETA HYDROXYBUTYRATE

Specimen Type

Plasma or serum

Container

Lithium heparin (green-top) or No additive with gel (gold top)

Standard Volume

4.5ml

Minimum Volume

1.0ml

Pediatric Volume

0.8ml

Method

Enzymatic Color Reaction

Ship Temperature

Room Temperature

Stability Room Temp

8 hours

Stability Refrigerated

1 week

Stability Frozen

N/A

CPT Code

82306

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday