Ketones, Blood and Urine
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Ketone bodies, acetoacetate, acetone.
To investigate diabetes as the cause of ketoacidosis and monitor therapeutic interventions.
Serum collected from gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Urine, random or timed specimen, collected in a clean plastic collection container.
(Method: Colorimetric nitroprusside reaction) Negative.