PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, TOTAL

Synonyms: PSA, Total
Computer Code: PSA
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (red or gold top tube).
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube.
Reference Values: 0-4 NG/mL Interpretation: See Addendum VI and graphic report. Assay by HybriTech Tandem-Access. prostatespecificantigen.pdf
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 84153
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII