Were you looking for urine ketones? Urine ketone testing is more common than blood ketone testing and may be performed as part of a urinalysis.
At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine whether excessive ketones are present in the blood, to detect diabetic ketoacidosis
When to Get Tested?
When you have symptoms associated with ketoacidosis
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm or from a fingerstick
Test Preparation Needed?