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Test Code 093 Acetone, Urine

Additional Codes


PowerChart: Acetone Urine

Epic: LAB403 Ketone Urine

Test Method

Nitroprusside reaction with acetoacetic acid by dipstick method; N-Multistix 10sg.

Specimen Requirement

5 mL of urine.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

 Random urine collection.


Testing is performed Monday through Sunday

  • Routine: Typically completed within 4 hours after arrival at the testing site.
  • Expedite: Typically completed within 1 hour after specimen arrives at the testing site.
  • STAT: Typically completed within  30 minutes after specimen arrives

Reference Values


CPT Code Information

81002 Urinalysis by dipstick or tablet for any number of constituents; non-automated without microscopy.

Useful For

Screening for metabolic health.

LOINC Code Information

5569-9 Acetone [Presence] In Urine