Test directory: Free PSA with Total PSA

Ordering Code5986
Test NameFree PSA with Total PSA
AliasProstate Specific Antigen, Free
and Total
% Free PSA
PSA, Free and Total
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.7 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Send frozen aliquot if transport >5 days.
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity, Heat treated samples
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
PSA, Total0-49Y0.00-2.40ng/mL

Age Group...

Age Group                       Age Related Reference Range
------------------------------------------------------------
40 - 49 years                    0.00 - 2.40 ng/mL
50 - 59                          0.00 - 3.80
60 - 69                          0.00 - 5.60
    >69                          0.00 - 6.90^ 
PSA,TOTAL result was obtained with the Elecsys TPSA assay.
Results from assays of other manufacturers cannot be
used interchangeably.
PSA, Total49Y-59Y0.00-3.80ng/mL

Age Group...

Age Group                       Age Related Reference Range
------------------------------------------------------------
40 - 49 years                    0.00 - 2.40 ng/mL
50 - 59                          0.00 - 3.80
60 - 69                          0.00 - 5.60
    >69                          0.00 - 6.90^ 
PSA,TOTAL result was obtained with the Elecsys TPSA assay.
Results from assays of other manufacturers cannot be
used interchangeably.
PSA, Total59Y-69Y0.00-5.60ng/mL

Age Group...

Age Group                       Age Related Reference Range
------------------------------------------------------------
40 - 49 years                    0.00 - 2.40 ng/mL
50 - 59                          0.00 - 3.80
60 - 69                          0.00 - 5.60
    >69                          0.00 - 6.90^ 
PSA,TOTAL result was obtained with the Elecsys TPSA assay.
Results from assays of other manufacturers cannot be
used interchangeably.
PSA, TotalADULT0.00-6.90ng/mL

Age Group...

Age Group                       Age Related Reference Range
------------------------------------------------------------
40 - 49 years                    0.00 - 2.40 ng/mL
50 - 59                          0.00 - 3.80
60 - 69                          0.00 - 5.60
    >69                          0.00 - 6.90^ 
PSA,TOTAL result was obtained with the Elecsys TPSA assay.
Results from assays of other manufacturers cannot be
used interchangeably.
PSA, FreeALL>25%

PSA,FREE...

PSA,FREE result was obtained with the Elecsys FPSA assay
Results from assays of other manufacturers cannot be used interchangeably.