Ordering Recommendation

Monitor exposure to acetone.

Mnemonic
AC
Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-3 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

For medical purposes only. 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 or Lithium Heparin), or Gray (Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride).

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) Cap tube tightly to minimize alcohol loss. When drawing a blood specimen for alcohol testing, use a nonalcohol-based cleanser at the venipuncture site.

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; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval
Therapeutic Range No therapeutic range. Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL
Toxic Level Greater than 100 mg/dL

Interpretive Data

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

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82010

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090005 Acetone, Quantitative 5568-1
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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
Acetone, Quantitative