- Patient Preparation
- Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin).
- Specimen Preparation
- Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- EDTA plasma.
- After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months
|Test Number||Components||Reference Interval|
|Monomeric Prolactin|| |
|Monomeric Prolactin Percent||Greater than 50%|
Monomeric Prolactin was determined by PEG precipitation. Macroprolactin is precipitated by PEG and is not measured.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
|0020767||Monomeric Prolactin Percent|
- Macroprolactin by PEG
- Macroprolactin, Serum
- PRL (Prolactin)
- Prolactin (PRL)
- Prolactin, Macro