Phencyclidine (PCP), Urine, Qualitative


Abbrev Code:UPCP   
Order Code:LAB423Order Name:Phencyclidine Qualitative Urine
Order Instructions:Order UPCPN for perinatal specimens.
Synonyms:Angel Dust; PCP
Methodology:Competitive binding immunoassay
CPT Codes: 80307 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Special Instructions:Positive results are unconfirmed by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) and should be used for medical treatment purposes only. It should not be used for legal purposes or employment testing.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 0.6 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 5 mL, 0.6 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator. Freeze samples not analyzed within 24 hours.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 24 hours. Alternatively, ship on dry ice.
Stability:Stability: Refrigerated - less than 24 hours; freeze if storage longer than 24 hours is required.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Lakes, Ridges, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative. A positive PCP result indicates immunoreactivity of greater than 25 ng/mL.
Use:Evaluate drug abuse.


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