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To assess prostate health and assist in diagnosis of disorders such as prostate cancer, inflammation, and benign tumor and to evaluate effectiveness of medical and surgical therapeutic interventions.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.
|Gender||Free PSA ng/mL||Total PSA Conventional Units ng/mL (SI Units mcg/L [Conventional Units × 1])|
|Male (Ages)||Caucasians||African Americans||Individuals of Asian descent|
|70 yr and older||0–1.2||0–6.5||0–5.5||0–5|
|Post–radical prostatectomy (30–60 d)||Less than 0.1|