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PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN

Test Name  PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN 
Mnemonic  PSA 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   84153 
Department  Main Lab 
Container  Serum Separator, Plasma Separator 
Alternative Container   
Handling  Volume: 1.0 ml serum or heparinized plasma Centrifuge within 4 hours of collection Stability: 8 hrs room temp, 5 days refrigerated, 6 mos frozen Can be ordered to reflex free PSA if elevated. Report is accompanied by a graph to track values. Testing should be performed by the same methodology for tracking purposes.  
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Reject Criteria   
Component   
Methodology  Methodology: ECLIA 
Units  ng/ml 
Reference Range    
Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information   
Performed   
Reported   Routine 1 day 
Note  Due to the possibility of carryover, this test may not be added on to a previous order 
LOINC    
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