Test directory: Prostatic Acid Phosphatase

Ordering Code102
Test NameProstatic Acid Phosphatase
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsObtain samples before any manipulation of the prostate (rectal exam, biopsy, prostatectomy) to prevent falsely elevated PAP levels.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: 28 Days
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Received unfrozen at reference laboratory
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Weeks
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Prostatic Acid PhosphataseALLng/mLSee report.