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4299 PSA (3rd Gen) W/Rflx to PSA Free

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8° C
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Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Immunochemiluminometric (ICMA)

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24-48hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

Elevated levels of PSA have been associated with begign and malignant prostatic disorders. Studies indicate that elevated PSA results be followed up with a digital examination. This is a screening test that may be of assistance in the management of prostate cancer patients.

CPT Codes

84153

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