Prostatic Acid Phosphatase Test

The prostatic acid phosphatase test measure the prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) blood levels.

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Prostatic Acid Phosphatase Test FAQ

What is a prostatic acid phosphatase test?

The prostatic acid phosphatase test, or PAP blood test, measures the prostatic acid phosphatase blood level.

Why is this acid phosphatase blood test important?

This PAP lab test helps evaluate men who have previously had prostate cancer.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Prostatic Acid Phosphatase Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on July 6, 2018

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PAP Blood Test - More Information

The prostatic acid phosphatase test, also known as a PAP lab test, acid phosphatase blood test, and PSAP blood test, measures the prostatic acid phosphatase blood level.

Prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP), also known as prostatic specific acid phosphatase (PSAP), is produced by the prostate. The PAP enzyme is thought to be necessary for liquifying semen in men. PAP blood levels are typically increased with current and past prostate cancer (particularly metastasized forms). Also, PSAP levels might be increased in a number of other conditions, including bone disease, red blood cell diseases, hyperparthyroidism and multiple myeloma. While prostatic acid phosphatase is a helpful lab test in evaluating certain conditions, the total PSA test and PSA free and total test are more useful for general prostate health screening.

To get a prostatic acid phosphatase test near you, just order online and get your blood drawn at the Quest Diagnostics lab that you chose. Once your prostatic acid phosphatase lab report is ready, it will be available for download. As can be seen on the sample prostatic acid phosphatase lab report above, the prostatic acid phosphatase blood level is reported as a number and can be compared against the reference range provided by the lab.

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