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Test Code OXYSU Oxycodone Screen, Random, Urine

Reporting Name

Oxycodone Screen, U

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Useful For

Detection of oxycodone and oxymorphone in urine

Method Name


Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Plastic urine container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. Submit 20 mL in 1 plastic bottle.

3. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody testing, order OXYSX / Oxycodone Screen, Chain of Custody, Urine.

2. If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, the following test should be requested, ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine. For additional information, please refer to ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine.

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

2.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Reference Values


Screening cutoff concentration:


Oxycodone: 100 ng/mL


A positive result indicates that the patient has used the drugs detected in the recent past. See individual tests (eg, OXYCU / Oxycodone with Metabolite Confirmation, Urine) for more information.


For information about drug testing, including estimated detection times, see Drugs of Abuse Testing at

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
OXYSU Oxycodone Screen, U 19642-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
62623 Oxycodone 19642-8

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
OXYCU Oxycodone w/metabolite Conf, U Yes No

Testing Algorithm

Testing begins with screening assay. If oxycodone screen is positive, then the liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry confirmation with quantification will be performed at an additional charge.


If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.