EPIC Test Name: PROLACTIN
Collect specimen in SST tube. Allow to clot. Centrifuge and store refrigerated. Transport to lab.
Specimen Type: Serum
Sample Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)
Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing):
- Refrigerated: 7 days
- Frozen: 3 months
This test is used to screen patients for anterior pituitary tumor.
Solid-phase, two-site chemiluminescent immunometric assay
1-3 business days
- Adult Males: 2.5 - 17 ng/mL
- Adult Females: 1.9 - 25 ng/mL
Monday - Friday