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Radioimmunoassay (RIA) determination usually specific for prostate; not a screening test; Increased: Carcinoma of the prostate (usually metastatic), prostatic surgery or trauma; Rarely increased w/ infiltrative bone dz (Gaucher's dz, myeloid leukemia), prostatitis, or benign prostatic hypertrophy;



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.