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Test Code PAPR / 004747-LC ACID PHOSPHATASE, PROSTATIC, SERUM

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
SoftID PAPR
EPIC LAB10114
LabCorp 004747

 

Performing Laboratory

Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp)

Useful For

An adjunct in the evaluation of possible prostatic malignancy and useful for monitoring therapeutic progress

Method Name

Immunochemiluminometric Assay (ICMA)

Reference Values

0-3.5 ng/mL

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

1 Day

Specimen Type

Serum

Preferred Container

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Preferred Volume

Serum: 0.5 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST)) – 0.2 does not allow for repeat testing

Minimum Volume

Serum: 0.2 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Specimen Collection and Handling

Spin specimen, separate from clot and send refrigerated.

Rejection Information

Plasma specimen, hemolysis, lipemia, or acid phosphatase transport tube

Add On Capable

Contact Reference Lab – If add-on can never be done, report the test to the Administrative Analyst

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

84066 Phosphatase, Prostatic, Quantitative

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Red Top Tube

LOINC Code Information

20420-6

Keywords

ACID PHOSPHATASE, PROSTATIC ISOENZYME

Performing Laboratory Location

Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp)