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Test Compendium

Test Name


Test Code

  • 3810

Test Synonym

  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), Ultrasensitive

Minimum Volume

  • 0.8 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated


  • 5 days

Specimen Requirements

  • PSA sampling should not be performed for at least six weeks after prostatic biopsy. This test is intended for use as an aid in the management of patients following surgical or medical treatment for prostate cancer. Values obtained with different assay met

Specimen Retention

  • If red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.