Test Overview
Test Methodology

TOPRL: Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
PEGPR: Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Precipitation Followed by Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Range *

< 18 years not established for males or females
Prolactin total > or = 18 years: Males 4.0-15.2 ng/mL Females 4.8-23.3 ng/mL
Prolactin unprecipitated > or = 18 years: Males 2.7-13.1 ng/mL Females 3.4-18.5 ng/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Patient Preparation: For 12 hours before this test do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7), which is commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Sunday
Analytic Time

3 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
MiChart Code
Reference Laboratory
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST or red top tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL serum
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

CPT Code
84146 x 2