Prostate Specific Antigen

Prostate Specific Antigen

Test Name:   Prostate Specific Antigen
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   PSA
Specimen Type:   

Serum

Collection Container:   Yellow- SST  7.0mL
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  

 

Turnaround Time:   Routine

1 Day

Stat / Urgent

 

Reference Interval:  

 

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Specimen requirements: 1 ml serum    Test ordering is restricted to once every two weeks.

In patients receiving therapy with high Biotin doses ( >5mg/day), no samples should be taken until at least 8 hours after last biotin administration.

Storage & Transport:  

Store refrigerated.

Test Referred to :    Reference Laboratory

                 

Updated 2013.09.03  jg

 
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