Immunological Assays for Prostatic Acid Phosphatase

  • N. A. Romas
  • M. Tannenbaum
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 53)


Several immunological assays for the determination of prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) in the diagnosis of prostate carcinoma have been developed since the demonstration of a specific antibody to PAP. Some of these assays have demonstrated increased specificity and a moderate degree of increased sensitivity over standard biochemical assays. The data presented should be used as routine screening tests for the early detection of prostatic carcinoma.


Prostatic Carcinoma Moderate Degree Prostatic Hypertrophy Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Prostatic Acid Phosphatase 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Romas
    • 1
  • M. Tannenbaum
    • 1
  1. 1.Columbia-Presbyterian Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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