Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Profile

CPT Code(s):

  • 84153
  • 84154

Test Component(s):

  • Total PSA
  • Total PSA
  • % Free PSA (calculated)

Preferred Specimen:

2 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.6 mL

Special Instructions:

Results may be falsely elevated if the serum is collected following a digital rectal examination (DRE), needle biopsy or transurethral resection.

Transport Container:

If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Transport Temperature Name:

Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Refrigerated: 7 days
  • Frozen: 30 days

Testing Schedule:

Daily

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