Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), Serum

Methodology: Electrochemiluminescence

Specimen Requirements: 1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum) Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.


  • Include patient’s age on request form.
  • When age is not supplied, the results cannot be flagged as high or low.
  • Medicare screening coverage requires the patient be 50 and over, and will provide 1 PSA screen every 12 months. Use the special CPT code below.

Analytical Time: 1 day

Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday

CPT Reflex: G0103 – Medicare prostrate cancer screening

CPT Information:
84153 – PSA

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