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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.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
|Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|0–4 ng/mL||0–4 mcg/L|
|Some guidelines recommend a lower range: 0–2.5 ng/mL.|
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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 November 18, 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 November 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425397/all/Prostate_Specific_Antigen.
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