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Prostate Specific Antigen (Hybridtech-PSA)


The methodology uses a two-site immunoenzymatic “sandwich” assay.

Test Utility

Used as marker for detecting prostate cancer as well by measuring the level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in blood.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Serum in the following tubes:

  • Preferred Specimen: One Gold-top SST tube, minimum volume 4.0 mL

Specimen Storage and Stability

Store serum or plasma at the following temperatures:

  • Room temperature: 3 hours

  • Refrigerated: 2°C to 8°C: 24 hours

  • Frozen at -70°C: 5 months

Specimen Rejection

  • Insufficient sample volume

  • Incorrect sample type

  • Sample not stored at proper temperature

  • Frozen whole blood

  • Specimen labeled incorrectly or not labeled

Reference Pages


Monday – Saturday

Result available within 24 hours of receipt in laboratory

NOTE: Specimens are refrigerated (2-8°) for 7 days before disposal


Vibra Health Laboratory  

1307- A, Allen Dr 

Troy, MI 48083 

(248) 846-0663

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