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beta-hydroxybutyrate
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: BOHB
Specimen Collection: 1 mL blood (red or gold top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Normal: 0.0-0.3 mM Ketosis: >0.3 mM Ketoacidosis: >5.0 mM  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 82010 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 20
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/20/2014
Time: 04:25:37 (24hr)