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Prolactin, Dilution Study

Mnemonic:    [UNLIST LAB]
Name:    Prolactin, Dilution Study
Specimen:    1 mL whole blood from a Green top tube or serum/plasma from a Red/Green SST.
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020724
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:    This test is intended for patients with prolactin-secreting macroadenomas, where a high-dose hook effect is a consideration.