Monitor exposure to acetone.
Quantitative Gas Chromatography
New York DOH Approval Status
For medical purposes only. Timing of specimen collection: Dependent on time of exposure, test upon presentation to hospital.
Plain Red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), Green (Sodium or Lithium Heparin), or Gray (Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride).
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.
Whole blood. Plasma Separator Tubes (PST), Serum Separator Tubes (SST).
After separation from cells: Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
|Therapeutic Range||No therapeutic range. Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL|
|Toxic Level||Greater than 100 mg/dL|
Toxic concentrations may cause nausea, vomiting, central nervous system and respiratory depression.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Acetoacetic Acid
- Beta-hydroxybutyric Acid
- Dimethyl Ketone
- Ketone Bodies
- Plasma Ketone
- Serum Ketone