UCSF Navigation Bar

UCSF Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Home Page

Lab Manual for UCSF Clinical Laboratories

Lab Manual for SFGH

Internal Resources

Click here for more information about laboratory operations and procedures

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

Search Our Test Menu

Oxycodone Confirmation, urine

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code OXYCU
Test group Oxycodone
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method LC/MS/MS
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 5 mL urine
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 5 mL urine
Min. Volume 3 mL urine
Processing notes Transport to CB frozen. Order Quest code 17125.
Units ng/mL
Normal range
Synonyms OxyContin; Percocet; Percodan; Oxymorphone; Opana; Numorphan; Numorphone,
Stability Room temperature 1 week, refrigerated 2 weeks, frozen 1 month
Turn around times 5-7 days
Additional information For therapeutic drug monitoring of Oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet, Percodan). Oxycodone is a semisynthetic opiod analgesic. Elimination half-life of Oxycodone is 4.5 hours for controlled release and 3.2 hours for immediate release formulations. Oxymorphone is a minor but active metabolite
of Oxycodone that is present at lower concentration in the circulation. Both of them are excreted primarily via the kidneys.
CPT coding 83925-90
Last Updated 8/7/2014 9:50:40 AM
Entry Number 1534
UCSF home page UCSF home page About UCSF Search UCSF UCSF Medical Center