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Prolactin

Mnemonic:    [PROLACTIN]
Name:    Prolactin
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Heparinized plasma also acceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0070115
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Processing Info:    If there is a request to run the sample diluted for "hook effect", order a Prolactin Macroadenoma (ARUP # 20724) as an Unlisted Lab test.