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PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA) PANEL, SERUM

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Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​3 mL plain blood

Storage and Transport

Method

​Immunoassay

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​>12 yrs
The free/total PSA ratio is only clinically useful for total PSA levels of 4.1 – 10.0 mg/L.

Ratio >0.2 suggests benign condition

Ratio 0.1 – 0.2 shows substantial overlap in benign and malignant condition

Ratio <0.1 suggests carcinoma of prostate

Turnaround Time

​Mean = 4 hrs, Range: 3 – 5 hrs

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Saturday

Remarks

​Measured Parameters : Free and Total PSA (serum)

Change History Notes

Others

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