PSA (Total) DETAILS
A useful test to screen both asymptomatic and symptomatic men for prostate cancer
Our Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test basically consist of an assay to measure the total PSA level in the blood. To perform this test you will need to visit your laboratory of choice for the collection of a blood sample. Fasting is not required for this test. We also recommend you see the list of “don’ts” (below under the Test Background Information section) before going for your PSA test to help ensure your results are as accurate. To ensure your results are as accurate (i.e. avoid a false raise in your PSA level), we recommend you do not do the following before the test:
Disclaimer: Laboratory test results are NOT to be interpreted as a "stand-alone" item. Test results have to be interpreted after correlating with suitable clinical findings and additional supplemental information/tests. The meaning of your tests results will be explained by your healthcare providers, based on additional information you provide them.