Ketoacidosis

Causes

Appropriate Tests

 

Glucose, Electrolytes, Hydroxybutyrate.

Urinalysis : Ketones.

Blood gas arterial.

See also Acidosis

Diabetes mellitus

See diabetic ketoacidosis in Guideline on Pathology testing in the Emergency department: Appendix 2.

Fasting

 

Alcoholic ketoacidosis

See Alcoholism

Genetic

Organic acids.