|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine; 3 hours; STAT 30 minutes|
|Container:||Gray top microtainer|
|Temperature:||Keep tube on ice and transport to laboratory within 15 minutes.|
|Rejection:||Specimen not received on ice.|
|Uses:||Evaluate metabolic acidosis, dehydration, complicated postperative state, ketoacidosis or nonketotic acidosis in diabetes mellitus; patients with infections.|
|Limitations:||Gross hemolysis depresses results.|
|Method:||Enzymatic two filter endpoint (NAD/NADH)|
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