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Phencyclidine, Urine Screen with Reflex to Quantitation
2012265
Ordering Recommendation

Useful for general screening in contexts of compliance and/or abuse. A screen with reflex testing is the preferred method for ruling out PCP exposure. For follow-up testing of a presumptive result, Phencyclidine (PCP), Urine, Quantitative (2010462) is preferred.

Mnemonic
PCP RFX U
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay/Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 4 mL urine with no additives or preservatives to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Breast milk. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 3 years 
Reference Interval
Screen cutoff concentration: 25 ng/mL
Interpretive Data
The absence of expected drug(s) and/or drug metabolite(s) may indicate non-compliance, inappropriate timing of specimen collection relative to drug administration, poor drug absorption, diluted/adulterated urine, or limitations of testing. The concentration at which the screening test can detect a drug or metabolite varies. Specimens for which drugs or drug classes are detected by the screen are reflexed to a second, more specific technology (GC/MS and/or LC-MS/MS). The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

Note
If the specimen screens positive, then Confirmation/Quantitation by LC-MS/MS (ARUP test code 2010462) will be added to confirm result. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
80307; if positive add 83992 (Alt code: if positive add G0480)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0092194Phencyclidine, Urn, Screen19661-8
2012212Screen, Urine Interpretation54247-2
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Aliases
  • Pain Management, Phencyclidine, Quantitative, with medMATCH, Urine
  • Pain Management, Phencyclidine, with Confirmation with medMATCH, Urine
  • PCP
  • Phencyclidine
  • Phenylcyclohexylpeperidine