Prostate specific antigen (Total PSA)

Test investigation

Prostate specific antigen (Total PSA)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

µg/L

Comments precautions

Detection and treatment of prostatic cancer.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Daily

Reference intervals

40 – 49 yr > 2.5 ug/L 50 – 59 yr > 3.5 ug/L 60 – 69 yr > 4.5 ug/L 70 – 79 yr > 6.5 ug/L > 79 yr > 10 ug/L < 40 yr – Use clinical judgement

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH