Turnaround Time: 4 hours
Type of tube needed:
- SST Serum Separated Tube
Tests included in this profile:
|Prostate||Prostate-Specific Antigen, Free Prostate Specific Antigen|
Importance of the profile:
This is a particular blood test checking prostate-specific antigen (PSA) – this can help diagnose prostate cancer, but can also detect other problems such as an enlarged prostate or prostatitis.
PSA testing may lead to prostate cancer being detected before symptoms develop.