What is a Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test?
The Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test is a type of protein that is produced by cells in the prostate. The prostate is a small reproductive gland that helps produce semen, the fluid that transports sperm from the testicles through the penis during ejaculation. Healthy prostate creates a low level of PSA. An increased level of PSA may indicate a problem with the prostate.
When is a Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test recommended?
It is recommended:For screening and helping diagnose prostate cancer.To find and diagnose diseases of the prostate gland like benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).To check the effectiveness of treatment for prostate cancer.
What does it measure?
The Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) (PSA) test is used to measure:The total PSA situation (both free and set) in the blood. PSA is a protein that's buried by the prostate gland. The prostate gland is a manly accessory reproductive organ, the stashing of which contributes to the confirmation of the seminal fluid.The primary web test before further individual procedures as PSA is considered to be an excrescence marker since its levels in the blood are elevated in prostate cancer and BPH. The total PSA situations in the blood, including both free and complex forms.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test?
The cost of the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test in Delhi is Rs. 750.
How often should I get tested for the Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test?
Prostate-Specific Antigen total is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal ranges of Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) tests?
Below 4.0 ng/mL.
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test?
You will need to abstain from ejaculation or sex or masturbation for 3 days or at least 24 hours before the prostate-specific antigen test. Releasing semen may increase your test results.
How can I book the Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Prostate-Specific Antigen (total) test with Orange Health Labs in Delhi?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!