ACID PHOSPHATASE, PROSTATIC

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Male:   <2.8 ng/mL  
Female:   Not established  

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodePAPS
CPT-4 Code (s)
84066
LOINC Codes
20420-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory