PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) pin

IHC

PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)

Alternate Test Names:
Prostate Specific Antigen

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies: A highly sensitive and specific marker of metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma. Recent studies suggest that a novel prostatic marker, NKX3.1, may be even more sensitive and specific.

Subcellular Localization: Cytoplasmic

Organ: Genitourinary, Prostate

Disease State: Carcinomas of Unknown Primary

CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block or cell block - OR -
• 1 unstained slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4µm

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