Published in Cancer Weekly, June 5th, 2001
T. Piironen and colleagues at the University of Turku compared the accuracy of venous whole blood and serum samples for determining prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to their report in the journal Clinical Chemistry.
Whole blood samples are suitable for testing almost immediately after collection and provide results similar to serum assays, they found.
The researchers performed three...
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