PSA, Total

Specimen Plasma
Container Type Tall Green Top Tube

Stability 7 days
Turnaround Time 1-3 days
Methodology Chemiluminescence

PSA assay was performed using the Siemens Centaur Chemiluminescent Sandwich Immunoassay method. Values obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably. Results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.

Reference Range Males < 4.0 ng/mL

Females: Not Established

Transport Temp Refrigerate 2°-8°C
Instructions Do not collect specimen after a transrectal biopsy; results may be falsely elevated.
CPT Code 84153