Beta-Hydroxybutyrate

The Beta-Hydroxybutyrate test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

In diabetics, the measurement of B-hydroxybutyrate as well as blood glucose is needed for the assessment of the severity of diabetic coma and is essential for the exclusion of hyperosmolar non-ketotic diabetic coma. A specific enzymatic assay for Beta-hydroxybutyrate is extrememly important in the assessment of ketosis.

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Also known as: BetaHydroxybutyrate

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate

*Process times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.