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Blood Ketones

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Also known as: Serum Ketones; Plasma Ketones; Beta-hydroxybutyrate; Ketone Bodies; Beta-hydroxybutyric Acid; Acetoacetate; Acetoacetic Acid; Acetone
Formal name: Blood Ketones
Related tests: Urine Ketones (see Urinalysis - The Chemical Exam); Blood Gases; Glucose Tests

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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.