Prostatic Acid Phosphatase, Serum

Additional Info: This test is useful for the prognosis and management of patients with prostate cancer.

Methodology: Chemiluminescence

Specimen Requirements:
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

NOTE: Plasma samples are unacceptable.

Analytical Time: 6 days

Days Set Up: Thursday

CPT Information:
84066 –