Specimen: PSA (PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN) TOTAL
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 24 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: This assay is used for monitoring patients with a history of Prostate cancer and as an early indicator of recurrence and response to treatment. The test is commonly used for Prostate cancer screening.
Disease: Prostate Cancer
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Do not give sample within 7 days of Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) or Rectal Prostatic Ultrasonography.