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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMPRL or FPRL
Method

Beckman Coulter ACCESS following PEG treatment.

Diagnostic Use / Indications

See Hyperprolactinemia and Macroprolactin web page.

Results reported include the monomeric (or free) prolactin level and a quantitiative estimate of macroprolactin presence.

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Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

No

Specimen Collection Protocols

Serum or Li heparin plasma.

Patient SpecimenBlood, 4mL tube. Red or Green top.
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsPreferably 0.8 mL, minimum 0.4 mL.
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentEndocrinology Laboratory
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Contact Phone Number (03) 364 0848 l x80848
Test AvailabilityBatched weekly (Thurs)
Turnaround Time1 - 7 days
Reference Interval

Monomeric prolactin:

Female 80-530 mIU/L.  Male 80-350 mIU/L.

Macroprolactin:

Reported as High, Low or Undetectable.

Interpretation

See Hyperprolactinemia and Macroprolactin web page

Additional Information

The presence or absence of macroprolactin in patient samples did not change in multiple bleeds up to 8 years. Patients with an initial result of "MacroPrl not detected" will not have subsequent samples re-tested for macroprolactin, unless specifically requested.

Delphic Number Test Number6575

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