Serum levels of prostate-specific antigen in normal boys throughout puberty.

@article{Vieira1994SerumLO,
  title={Serum levels of prostate-specific antigen in normal boys throughout puberty.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Gilberto Henriques Vieira and Sonia Kiyomi Nishida and Aparecido Bernardo Pereira and R F Arraes and Ieda Therezinha do Nascimento Verreschi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1994},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={1185-7}
}
Serum levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) were measured in a group of 132 normal boys distributed in stages 1-5 of puberty. A highly sensitive (0.005 ng/mL) immunofluorometric assay was developed and used in the study. PSA levels were generally undetectable in state I and rose sharply from stage II to III and from stage III to IV. A significant positive correlation was found between PSA and testosterone levels, PSA and LH levels, PSA and age, PSA and testicular volume, as well as PSA and… CONTINUE READING