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Acetone, Serum

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NABL, ISO
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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations

Overview of Acetone, Serum

Test Description

The acetone test is performed to determine the Acetone levels in blood and confirm conditions of Ketonuria, Diabetic Acidosis, and Starvation, all of which increases the levels of ketone bodies in the blood.

Why Get Tested

Testing is done when excessive weight loss occurs due to dieting, heavy exercise, conditions like diabetes, which reduces the level of sugar available to the organs.
• Any time the blood sugar level stays over 17 mmol/l (300 mg/dl)
• If blood sugar levels stays over 13 mmol/l (230 mg/dl)
• If symptoms of ketoacidosis are visible



Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of Acetone, Serum mean?

Interpretations

• < 0.6 mmol/L : normal ketone levels
• 1.6 to 3.0 mmol/L : high ketone levels
• 3.0 mmol/L : Potentially fatal ketone levels



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