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Test Name:Prostatic specific antigen, diagnostic
Test Number:1097
Collect:1.0 mL serum - SST
Minimum Volume:0.2 mL serum - SST
Alternate Collect:None
Container:Serum separator (SST) tube
Processing:Spin
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 5 days
Frozen - 6 months
Alternate Names:PSA
84153.0
Performing Lab:AHL - Chemistry; C
Days Set Up:Mo - Sa
Expected TAT:1 - 2 days
Ref. Ranges:Total PSA: <4.0 ng/mL
Collection/
Processing Details:
Provider must specify Diagnostic. If not order Prostatic Specific Antigen, Screen (1102).

In patients with total PSA concentrations between 4.0 and 10.0 ng/mL, the Prostate Health Index (phi), serum may aid in distinguishing prostate cancer from benign prostate conditions.
Method:Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
CPT Codes:84153
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:10/02/2018