ACETONE

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a gray sodium fluoride tube. Send 5.0 mL whole blood (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated. Do not open container.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Heparin
Serum: Red-top
Urine, gastric fluid or vitreous fluid.

Methodology
Gas Chromatography

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days

Reference Range
Blood: None Detected
Isopropanol: <10 mg/dL
Toxic >40 mg/dL
Lethal >150 mg/dL
Acetone: <10 mg/dL (serum)
Levels >50 mg/dL of acetone may indicate severe isopropanol poisoning.

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeISOAC
CPT-4 Code (s)
80320 (84600)
LOINC Codes
5568-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory