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PSA

Prostate Specific Antigen

  • Tumor markers for prostate cancer
  • Monitoring the therapeutic effect of prostate cancer

Product Detail

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Performance Characteristics

Performance Characteristics

Detection Limit :  1 ng/mL  ;

Linear Range:  1 ng/mL ~100 ng/mL;

Linear correlation coefficient R ≥ 0.990;       

Precision: within batch C.V. is ≤ 15%; between batches C.V. is ≤ 20%;                                  

Accuracy: the relative deviation of the measurement results shall not exceed ± 15% when the accuracy calibrator prepared by PSA national standard or standardized accuracy calibrator are tested.

Storage And Stability

1. Store the detector buffer at 2~30℃. The buffer is stable up to 18 months.

2. Store Aehealth Ferritin Rapid Quantitative test cassette at 2~30℃, shelf life is up to 18 months.

3. Test cassette should be used within 1 hour after opening the pack.

Human prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a serine protease, a single-chain glycoprotein with a molecular weight of approximately 34,000 daltons containing 7% carbohydrate by weight. PSA is immunologically specific for prostatic tissue. Elevated serum PSA concentrations have been reported in patients with prostate cancer, benign prostatic hypertrophy, or inflammatory conditions of other adjacent genitourinary tissues, but not in apparently healthy men, men with non-prostatic carcinoma, apparently healthy women, or women with cancer. Therefore, measurement of serum PSA concentrations can be an important tool in monitoring patients with prostate cancer and in determining the potential and actual effectiveness of surgery or other therapies.


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