Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

PSA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2944         Geisinger Epic ID: 15145

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma or serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL of serum or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 5 days. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
60 years and above: < 4.1 ng/mL
50-60 years: < 3.1 ng/mL
40-50 years: < 2.0 ng/mL
0-40 years: < 1.4 ng/mL
Additional information:
Specimens containing human anti-mouse antibodies may affect results.
CPT code(s):
84153
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescence
Synonyms:
PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN
Clinical significance:
Elevated serum PSA concentrations have been reported in men with prostate cancer, benign prostatic hypertrophy and inflammatory conditions of the prostate.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily
Performed stat? No
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