Test directory: Prolactin, w/Reflex to Monomeric

Ordering Code314R
Test NameProlactin, w/Reflex to Monomeric
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green),
Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 6 Months
Frozen samples should be thawed only once.
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity, Heat treated samples
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time2 Day
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay; PEG Precipitation

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