Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Acetone (whole blood or serum)

CMH Lab Section
Toxicology/TDM

Specimen Requirements
2 ml of blood in a gray or red top tube.

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 2 hrs Routine: 8 hrs

Special Instructions
Minimize aliquoting of sample

Methodology
Gas Chromatography (GC)

Ranges
Toxic: > 50 mg/dL

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