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  • PSA, Free and Total

PSA, Free and Total

(Prostate Specific Antigen, Free and Total)
Includes:
PSA-Free, PSA, Free PSA/PSA Ratio

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Test ID   LAB171
EPIC ORDER
  PSA, TOTAL AND FREE
CPT Code(s)   84153, 84154
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top; see Comments
  Micro: 1.5 mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
     
Comments

Sample must be processed within 3 hours of collection.

Ratio will only be calculated if total PSA is between 4.0-10. ng/mL.

For 12 hours before collection, patients should not take multi-vitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7).

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514