Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Ketones, Semi-Quantitative, Serum/Plasma Order Code : ASQ
Specimen Type: Plasma/Serum
Container Type: Lithium heparin gel - mint or gold top SST tube
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Ketostix Colorimetric (Visual Test)
Standard Run Times: 24 Hours per Day
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Refrigerate
CPT Codes: 82009
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB5000
Causes For Rejection: Capillary specimens (heelsticks, fingersticks) are NOT ACCEPTABLE
Department: Chemistry