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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TY - ELEC T1 - Ketones, Blood and Urine ID - 425153 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425153/all/Ketones__Blood_and_Urine ER -