Opko Health this week announced the launch of its 4Kscore prostate cancer test, which it will offer out of its Nashville, Tenn.-based CLIA lab.

Intended to aid clinicians in deciding if a prostate cancer is high risk and requires biopsy, the 4Kscore test analyzes four kallikrein protein markers – total prostate specific antigen, free PSA, intact PSA, and hK2 – combined with patient age and digital rectal exam status to determine the likelihood of aggressive disease.

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