Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), Total

CPT Code(s):

  • 84153

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 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:

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature Name:

Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Refrigerated: 7 days

Testing Schedule:

Daily

Methodology:

ENZYME IMMUNOASSAY

Reference Range:

0.0 Ð 4.0 ng/mL

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