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J148 : 4K Prostate Score (Serum)

INFORMATION

Alternate Name:
4K prostate screen,Prostate test,Kallikrein score,Four K,4Kscore
Clinical Utility:
High Grade (Gleason 7+) Prostate Cancer Risk Evaluation
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescene Immunoassay
Components:
PSA Total, PSA, FREE

ORDERING

Test Code:
J148-8
Turnaround Time:
2 days
Preferred Specimen:
3 mL SST Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Aliquot Tube-Serum,Microtainer - Pediatric SST
Collection Instructions:
Fill tube, invert gently 5 times, label with patient name, let stand for minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1 hr, spin for 10-15 minutes
Specimen Comment:
**SPECIMEN MUST BE SHIPPED WITHIN 24HRS OF COLLECTION** The 4K Score test is limited to patients age 40 and over.
Storage Instruction:
Refrigerate

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81539 (1)