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Test Code SQ BHB, EPIC LAB2551 Beta-Hydroxybutyrate, Plasma

Methodology

Enzymatic

Performing Laboratory

UPH- Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma-Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.

Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

≥18 years: 0.0-0.27 mmol/L

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82010