Acetone (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Acetone (Urine)

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine (Yellow pot)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • A 20mL random urine sample should be collected into a sterile urine pottle at the end of working shift
  • The sample should be sealed, kept on ice and sent to the laboratory for analysis.
  • No preservative should be used.

Processing Information

Registration Code

UACT

Notes

  • Freeze urine upon arrival

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website