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Acetone, Quantitative
0090005
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor exposure to acetone.

Mnemonic
AC
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Timing of specimen collection. Dependent on time of exposure - test upon presentation to hospital. 
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), green (sodium heparin), or gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Plasma separator tubes (PST), serum separator tubes (SST). 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 5 days (if tightly capped); Refrigerated: 1 week (if tightly capped); Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Therapeutic RangeNot well established. Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL
Toxic LevelGreater than 100 mg/dL

Interpretive Data
Toxic concentrations may cause nausea, vomiting, central nervous system and respiratory depression.

Note
CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090005Acetone, Quantitative5568-1
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Aliases
  • 2-Propanone
  • Acetoacetate
  • Acetoacetic Acid
  • B-Ketopropane
  • Beta-hydroxybutyrate
  • Beta-hydroxybutyric Acid
  • Dimethyl Ketone
  • Dimethylformaldehyde
  • Ketone Bodies
  • Plasma Ketone
  • Propanone
  • Serum Ketone