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Ketones, Blood and Urine

Ketones, Blood and Urine is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Ketone bodies, acetoacetate, acetone.

Common Use:
To investigate diabetes as the cause of ketoacidosis and monitor therapeutic interventions.

Specimen:
Serum collected from gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Urine, random or timed specimen, collected in a clean plastic collection container.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Colorimetric nitroprusside reaction) Negative.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Ketones, Blood and Urine." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425153/all/Ketones__Blood_and_Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ketones, Blood and Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425153/all/Ketones__Blood_and_Urine. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Ketones, Blood and Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425153/all/Ketones__Blood_and_Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ketones, Blood and Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425153/all/Ketones__Blood_and_Urine.
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