Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Postmortem Evaluation. Diagnostic Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82010
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Betahydroxybutyric Acid Betahydroxybutyrate; BHB; Ketone Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 20 Biological Marker

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Betahydroxybutyric Acid Betahydroxybutyrate; BHB; Ketone Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 20 Biological Marker

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LOINC® Information

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.