New Search

Laboratory Test Directory

Prostate Specific Antigen

Components

Name Method Department Units
Prostate Specific Antigen Chemiluminescence
Send Out ng/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 7 day(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube

CPT Code

  • 84153