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Test ID SKETC Ketones, Urine

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Plastic urine container

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Useful For

Screening for the presence of ketoacidosis

Method Name


Reporting Name

Ketone, QL, U

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated 72 hours

Reference Values


Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SKETC Ketone, QL, U 50557-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SKETC Ketone, QL, U 50557-8

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 day