Label Mnemonic: OXYCU
Epic code: LAB7386
Downtime form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
6240 RCP
Urine Screen, Random
Collection Medium:
Clear top tube
Alternate Collection Media:
Urine (Random)-BD Vacutainer®, no additive yellow top
5 mL random urine
Rejection Criteria:
Test cannot be added to a urine sample previously utilized for urinalysis testing (LAB1160, LAB1164, LAB8379).
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Interpretive Data:
Drug of abuse screening tests are to be used for medical purposes only and not for non-medical purposes (e.g., employee, competitive athlete, or forensic testing).
Screen includes oxycodone and oxymorphone only.  For full drugs 
of abuse-urine panel, see "Drugs of Abuse Screen".

If confirmation is needed for oxycodone or oxymorphone, call the 
Laboratory at 356-3527. Allow up to seven days for confirmatory 
results. Confirmation is at an additional charge.

Approximate cut-off concentrations (ng/mL)*
Oxycodone          300
Oxymorphone        291

*Assay does not cross-react with other opiates such as buprenorphine, 
codeine, heroin, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, and morphine, or with 
synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, meperidine, methadone, or 

Belson MG, Simon HK, Sullivan K, Geller RJ.  The Utility of 
Toxicologic Analysis in Children with Suspected Ingestion.  Pediatr 
Emerg Care 1999;15:383-387.

Bast RP, Helmer SD, Henderson SR, Rogers MA, Shapiro WM, Smith RS.  
Limited Utility of Routine Drug Screening in Trauma Patients.  South 
Med J 2000;93:397-399.

Hammett-Stabler CA, Pesce AJ, Cannon DJ.  Urine Drug Screening in the 
Medical Setting.  Clinica Chimica Acta 2002;315:125-135.

Schiller MJ, Shumway M, Batki SL.  Utility of Routine Drug Screening 
in a Psychiatric Emergency Setting.  Psychiatric Services 2000;51:474-

Sugarman JM, Rodgers GC, Paul RI.  Utility of Toxicology Screening in 
a Pediatric Emergency Department.  Pediatric Emergency Care.  
Pediatric Emergency Care 1997;13(3):194-197.
Test Limitations:
There is the possibility that other substances and/or factors may interfere with the test and cause erroneous results (e.g., technical or procedural errors). Call the lab at 319-356-3527 for additional information.
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
CPT Code:
See also:
Drugs of Abuse, Urine + Confirm
Drugs of Abuse, Urine