Oxycodone and Metabolite Total, Urine

Test Code

Quest Code

CPT Codes
80365 (HCPCS: G0480)

Oxycodone, Oxypmorhone

Preferred Specimen
10 mL of a random urine collected in a plastic urine container - no preservative

Minimum Volume
5 mL

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Daily; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
This test is used to determine patient compliance with narcotic (opiate) prescriptions for Oxycodone and/or Oxymorphone. This test is often used in conjunction with an immunoassay screening procedure to verify the presence of a specific drug. Compliance with prescriptions for controlled substances is a major concern for physicians who prescribe them for patients.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.