Ketone in urine is a manifestation of metabolic
acidosis. It is found in diabetic acidosis. Some febrile disorders, such as
typhoid fever, scarlet fever, measles, sepsis, acute millet tuberculosis,
poisoning, such as phosphorus, chloroform, ether, etc.. It can also appear
after surgical anesthesia.
Examination of the urinary ketone body helps to identify diabetic coma and insulin shock. Ketonuria occurs under physiological conditions and is found when eating more fat. In cases of hunger and severe vomiting, Ketones can also appear in the urine due to increased fat mobilization.