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Lab Test Dictionary

Ketone Panel, Blood (2481B)


Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

NMS Labs

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Standard TAT

5 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.7-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gray (Potassium Oxalate)

Collection Instructions

Collect sample using alcohol free skin preparation.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp=4 Days; Refrigerated=14 Days (Preferred); Frozen=14 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.7 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated Monday-Friday.

Included Tests

Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Methyl Isobutyl Ketone and Methyl n-Butyl Ketone.

CPT Codes