Free PSA (FPSA)


Test Methodology

  • Chemiluminescence

Running Day

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Cut-off: 12 NN

Turn Around Time

  • In-Patient: Same day of processing, 5.00 PM
  • Out-Patient: Next day, 5.00 PM
  • STAT: Three hours

Specimen Required

  • 4 cc Serum (red top)

Patient Preparation

  • At least 3 days Sexual Abstinence / No Prostatic Ultrasound or Rectal Examination for the last 24 hours

Special Considerations

  • Avoid Hemolysis