Prolactin

NameProlactin (PRL)
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting UnitsmIU/L
Reference RangeF  <1 y
F  1 y – 3 y
F  4 y – 6 y
F  7 y – 9 y
F  10 y – 12 y
F  13 y – 15 y
F  16 y – 18 y
F 18+ y
M  <1 y
M  1 y – 3 y
M  4 y – 6 y
M  7 y – 9 y
M  10 y – 12 y
M  13 y – 15 y
M  16 y – 18 y
M 18+ y
4 – 634
21 – 363
34 – 278
6 – 273
40 – 204
64 – 305
45 – 390
102 – 496
6 – 613
49 – 280
17 – 358
40 – 246
19 – 273
34 – 352
57 – 322
86 – 324
Analytical Range1 – 100000
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time1 working day
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019