Prostate-Specific Antigen, Diagnostic

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: PSA
POE DESCRIPTION:

PSA, Diagnostic

CPT CODE: 84153
TEST INFORMATION:

Also see PSA SCR (screening procedure)

DAYS PERFORMED:

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

SST Tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4.0 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Excesssive hemolysis, chylous serum

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

4.0 ng/mL

METHODOLOGY:

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

TEST SYNONYM(S):PSA; PSA Diagnostic; total PSA; PSA, total