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S51561: Beta-Hydroxybutyrate [37054Z] Print View
Beta-Hydroxybutyrate ENZ    mmol/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)  
  Plasma, Sodium Fluoride 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma Lithium 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

In diabetics, the measurement of B-hydroxybutyrate as well as blood glucose is needed for the assessment of the severity of diabetic coma and is essential for the exclusion of hyperosmolar non-ketotic diabetic coma. A specific enzymatic assay for Beta-hydroxybutyrate is extremely important in the assessment of ketosis.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82010

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis Transport Temperature: Refrigerated






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