PROLACTIN, SERUM

Test Code

P0062

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Collect specimen 4 hours after the patient has awakened. Overnight fasting is preferred. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Department

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

CAT

B

List Price

₹ 540

CUToff

Sample by 1pm

Reporting Time

Report Same Day Evening

Comments

Prolactin is secreted episodically. Pooling equal volume of serum from 3 samples drawn at 15 minute intervals is recommended.