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Total Serum PSA for Huntsman Cancer Hospital
2009965
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PSA HCH
Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum Separator Tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate cells within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL serum in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
0.0 - 4.0 ng/mL
Interpretive Data
This test was performed using the Abbott Total PSA immunoassay. Results obtained with different test methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably. The Abbott Total PSA assay is approved as an adjunctive test to aid in the management of prostate cancer patients, and as an aid in the detection of prostate cancer when used in conjunction with digital rectal exam in men 50 years or older. Prostatic biopsy is required for diagnosis of cancer.

Note
This test is only available to patients of the Huntsman Cancer Hospital and Clinics.
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2009966Prostate Specific Antigen - HCH
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