Ketones are substances produced when fat cells break down in the blood. A serum ketone test is a measurement of how many ketones are in the blood.
Acetone bodies; Ketones - serum; Nitroprusside test; Ketone bodies - serum; Ketones - blood
Blood is typically drawn from a vein, usually from the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The site is cleaned with germ-killing medicine (antiseptic). The health care provider wraps an elastic band...Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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