10 ALLTEST Professional PSA Test Cassettes

  • £12.48


10 Professional ALLTEST PSA Prostate Specific Antigen blood test kit cassettes. 

  • These test cassettes require a small blood sample.
  • Sensitivity for PSA = 3ng/ml
  • Instant near patient test PSA kit with rapid results

Contents of Pack:

  • 10 individually foil wrapped PSA blood test cassettes.
  • 10 pipettes packed with the cassettes in foils.
  • 1 pack of buffer solution.
  • Manufacturers data instruction sheet.
  • All comes in ALLTEST branded box and foils

Note: This is a professional PSA blood test kit rather than a home test and does not include the equipment needed to obtain a blood sample. The tests are suitable for finger prick capillary blood samples and do not require venous blood.

What does a PSA blood test measure

  • The PSA test measures the blood level of PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) and is the blood test used primarily to screen for prostate cancer.
  • The test measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in blood.
  • PSA is a protein produced by both cancerous and noncancerous tissue in the prostate, a small gland that sits below a man's bladder and produced the seminal fluid.
  • While PSA levels are elevated in prostate cancer, it is also elevated in a range of other conditions of the prostate and is therefore not a specific cancer marker, more an indicator of prostate "irritation" or Inflammation.
  • Therefore while all causes of an elevated PSA should be investigated, not all will be the result of a tumour or cancer.
  • The ALLTEST PSA indicates a positive result if blood levels reach or exceed 3ng/ml.

 


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