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Test Compendium

6199: PROSTATIC ACID PHOS, SERUM

Test Code

  • 6199

Test Synonym

  • Acid Phosphatase, Prostatic

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 5 days

CPT Codes

  • 84066
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • This test is not the same as Acid Phosphatase. Values obtained with different assays should not be used interchangeably in serial testing. It is recommended that only one assay method be used consistently to monitor each patient's course of therapy. This

Additional Information

  • If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.