Free Prostatic Specific Antigen (fpsa)- Serum

Sample Type Blood
Pre-test Information The sample must not be drawn within 7 days of Digital Rectal Examination or Rectal Prostatic Ultrasonography.
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Price ₹ 1150
The free prostrate- specific antigen test, also known as free PSA test is used to help detect signs of prostate cancer. By measuring the levels of unbound prostate- specific antigen in blood, issues like prostate or the cancer can be diagnosed.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The percent fPSA (% fPSA) result is used as an aid in distinguishing prostate cancer from benign prostate conditions in men aged above 50, with a total PSA of 4.0 to 10.0 ng/mL (diagnostic grey zone ) and with DRE findings not suspicious for cancer. Normal results do not eliminate the possibility of prostate cancer. Tumor markers are not specific for malignancy. Test results cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.