Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91604

Prostatic Acid Phosphatase

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • Serum in One SST
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Patient Prep: Specimen should be obtained before rectal examination, biopsy, prostatectomy or prostatic massage, since manipulation of the prostrate gland may lead to elevated PAP levels persisting up to 24-48 hours.
Stability:Ambient: 3 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Day(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84066
Components:
  • 91604 - ACID PHOS, PROSTAT
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