Preparation for Acetone Blood Serum
No special preparation is needed for Acetone Blood Serum. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Acetone Blood Serum. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
Normal values for Acetone Blood Serum
The normal result for Acetone Blood Serum for Acetone is < 1 mg/dL for Unisex gender and for All age groups.
- pain in the abdomen
- nauseated or you’re vomiting for over 4 hours
- sick with a cold or the flu
- excessive thirst and symptoms of dehydration
- flushed, especially on your skin
- shortness of breath, or breathing rapidly
You may also have a fruity or metallic scent on your breath, and a blood sugar level more than 240 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). All of these symptoms can be warning symptoms of DKA, especially if you have type 1 diabetes.
The only complications that come from a serum ketone test come from taking a blood sample. The healthcare provider may have difficulty finding a good vein from which to take the blood sample, and you may have a slight prick sensation or bruising at the site of the needle insertion. These symptoms are temporary and will resolve on their own after the test, or within a few days.