Examples Of Ketones

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Definition

A ketones urine test measures the presence or absence of ketones in the urine.


Alternative Names

Ketone bodies - urine; Urine ketones


How the test is performed

The test requires a clean catch urine sample.

To obtain a clean catch sample, men or boys should clean the head of the penis. Women or girls need to wash the area between the lips of the vagina with soapy water and rinse well.

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