Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to follow-up presumptive results. For general screening, Phencyclidine, Urine Screen with Reflex to Quantitation (2012265) is preferred.

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transport 1 mL urine. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 3 years (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)


Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry




1-8 days

Reference Interval

Effective August 17, 2015

Drugs Covered Cutoff Concentrations
Phencyclidine 10 ng/mL

Interpretive Data

Methodology: Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry.

Positive cutoff:
10 ng/mL.

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

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.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)


Compare to Pain Management, Phencyclidine, Quantitative, with medMATCH, Urine; Pain Management, Phencyclidine, with Confirmation with medMATCH, Urine.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

83992 (Alt code: G0480)


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2010463 Phencyclidine (PCP), Urn, Quant 3937-0
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  • PCP
  • Phencyclidine
  • Phenylcyclohexylpeperidine
Phencyclidine (PCP), Urine, Quantitative