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Test ID PCPUG Phencyclidine (PCP), Confirmation, serum

Method Name

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Reporting Name

Phencyclidine (PCP), Serum

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:



Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 5 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.



Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 5 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days

Reference Values

Toxic:  Greater than 100 ng/mL

Serious Toxicities likely:  Greater than 300 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PCPUG Phencyclidine (PCP), Serum 3934-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1051 Phencyclidine 3934-7

Report Available

5 to 9 days

NY State Approved