TOPRL: Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
PEGPR: Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Precipitation Followed by Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay
< 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.
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
Days Test Performed
Monday - Sunday
3 - 4 days
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect specimen in SST or red top tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated
1 mL serum
0.6 mL serum
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