**URGENT** ACETONE TEST CHANGE

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 3:34:56 PM

Effective July 20, 2011, the laboratory at WMH and BGH will be changing the handling and reporting for the acetone test performed on serum or plasma. The previous resulting options and changes are listed below:

Old Resulting Options:

Negative

Positive (followed by a dilution factor)

New Resulting Options:

Negative

Small

Moderate

Large

These changes are being made in order to align the procedure more closely with manufacturer and regulatory requirements

For questions please contact Angela K. Armato, MT, MBA WMH, 763-5780 or Rosie Parkinson, MT BGH, 762-2347.



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