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Test Name:Prolactin
Test Number:215
Collect:1.5 mL serum - SST
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL serum - SST
Alternate Collect:1.5 mL Li heparin plasma - lt green PST
Container:Serum separator (SST) or
Plasma separator (PST) tube
Processing:Spin
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 48 hours
Ambient - 8 hours
Frozen (OK)
Alternate Names:PRL
84146.0
Performing Lab:AHL - Chemistry; C
Days Set Up:Mo - Fr
Expected TAT:1 day
Ref. Ranges:Male: 2.64 – 13.13 ng/mL

Female:
≤50 years: 3.34 – 26.72 ng/mL
>50 years:  2.74 – 19.64 ng/mL
Collection/
Processing Details:
For requests to rule out “Hook effect” by performing dilutions, please order a Miscellaneous Chemistry ( 991/LAB991 MSC) and add appropriate comments
Method:Chemiluminescent
CPT Codes:84146
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:06/28/2019