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Person—prostate-specific antigen level, nanograms per millilitre

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPSA test level
METeOR identifier:Help on this term481441
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this term

The level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in a person's blood stream found by a PSA test measured in nanograms per millilitre (ng/mL), represented by a number.

Context:Help on this termPSA level is an indicator for prostate cancer or a number of other benign conditions and is only applicable to males.
Data Element Concept:Person—prostate-specific antigen level

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termQuantity
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN.NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Proposed unit of measure:Help on this termng/mL
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term1

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the level of PSA in a person's blood stream found by a PSA test in nanograms per millilitre (ng/mL).

Collect this item in conjunction with PSA test date.

Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from patient medical records or pathology reports.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

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See also Person—prostate-specific antigen test date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prostate cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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