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To assess prostate health and assist in diagnosis of disorders such as prostate cancer, inflammation, and benign tumor and to evaluate effectiveness of medical and surgical therapeutic interventions.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.
|Gender||Free PSA ng/mL||Total PSA Conventional Units ng/mL (SI Units mcg/L [Conventional Units × 1])|
|Male (Ages)||Caucasians||African Americans||Individuals of Asian descent|
|70 yr and older||0–1.2||0–6.5||0–5.5||0–5|
|Post–radical prostatectomy (30–60 d)||Less than 0.1|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Prostate-Specific Antigen." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425397/all/Prostate_Specific_Antigen.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Prostate-Specific Antigen. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425397/all/Prostate_Specific_Antigen. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Prostate-Specific Antigen. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425397/all/Prostate_Specific_Antigen
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Prostate-Specific Antigen [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425397/all/Prostate_Specific_Antigen.
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