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PCA3 - PROSTATE CANCER BIOMARKER

Mnemonic

PCA3

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, 10 mL

Handling

Follow the PCA3 kit specimen collection instructions. Order PCA3 kit through Legacy Client Services (503) 413-1234.

Minimum Volume

2 GenProbe Aptima Tubes, 2 mL of urine in each tube, frozen.

Transport

Frozen

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: up to 5 days is acceptable, but not preferred; Frozen: Indefinitely

Testing Information

Note

Complete patient clinical and therapeutic history, including diagnostic information, is required

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-4 days

Referral Lab

Avero Diagnostics

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

81479

Last Updated: Friday, September 29, 2017 01:44:31 PM


Client Services: 503-413-1234