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Oxycodone, Urine

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Oxycontin
Percocet
Roxicodone
Tylox

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 20 mL

Minimum Vol: 10 mL

 

Note: Collect 20 mL random urine without preservatives.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Transfer 20 mL urine to a plastic tube. Store the specimen in the CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Transfer 20 mL urine to a plastic tube. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine, random or spot Room temp 3 d
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 1 yr

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 5 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number: (800) 832-3244

 

 

Reference Range

 

 

Oxycodone Reporting Limit 100 nG/mL
Oxymorphone Reporting Limit 100 nG/mL

Reference ranges have not been established for urine specimens.
 

 

 

Methodology

Method: LC/MS/MS

Analytical Volume: 10 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82542

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Oxycodone, Urine

Reference Test Number: 688
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via UPS using a Medtox requisition. Medtox accepts Saturday deliveries.