Ordering Recommendation

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


Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry




1-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH 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)

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.

Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

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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  • Pain Management, Phencyclidine, Quantitative, with medMATCH, Urine
  • Pain Management, Phencyclidine, with Confirmation with medMATCH, Urine
  • PCP
  • Phencyclidine
  • Phenylcyclohexylpeperidine
Phencyclidine (PCP), Urine, Quantitative