Prostate Cancer Profile II (Serial Monitor)

CPT: 84066; 84153
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Test Details

Test Includes

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA), serial monitor report; prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP), serial monitor report

Use

Monitor the course of prostate cancer, patient response to treatment, and disease recurrence

Methodology

See individual tests.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

Red-top tube. Do not use acid phosphatase transport tube.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

Causes for Rejection

Plasma or whole blood specimen; hemolysis

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

The account must submit the patient's Social Security number to monitor. Values obtained with different assay methods should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy.

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