: BHY, Hydroxybutyrate, OH-Butyrate
: Enzymatic / color
: 0-150 yrs: 0-0.27 mmpl/L
: Light green PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) tube - 4.5 mL
: 1 light green microtainer
: 5 mL Blood
: 0.2 mL Serum or plasma
: Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen at -20 C if stored longer than 7 days
Reasons for Rejection
: Gross Hemolysis
: Stat: 1 hour, Routine: 2 hours
: Replaces Acetest ketones test
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