Reported as monomeric prolactin, also known as free prolactin, with reference intervals derived from PEG-treated samples. To distinguish "true" hyperprolactinaemia from apparent hyperprolactinaemia that is caused by a raised macroprolactin content.
Ambient (8 - 24 degrees Celsius)
Minimum 0.4 mL, preferably 0.8 mL
See Hyperprolactinemia and Macroprolactin web page.
Prolactin Series Test Protocol
Female 80-530 mIU/L. Male 80-350 mIU/L
Reported as High, Low or Undetectable
Beckman ACCESS following PEG treatment.
$20.49 (Exclusive of GST)
This test is available as a separate test, however it is performed routinely on all samples that are found by Endolab to have a raised prolactin level.