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Test Code BHOB BETA HYDROXYBUTYRATE

Important Note

While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

BHOB LAB3208 FAH5506

 

Specimen Information

Container Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 1 mL 0.5 mL 7 days
*Yellow Microtainer     0.6 mL N/A N/A 7 days

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Beta Hydroxybuterate                                                              82010

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

All ages: < 0.4 mmol/L

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
BHOB Beta Hydroxybutyrate 6873-4

 

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
BHOB Beta Hydroxybutyrate 6873-4