Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma, Serum
Quantifying prolactin in serum specimens where the high-dose hook effect is suspected (eg, presence of pituitary tumor with symptoms of prolactinoma, and lower than expected serum prolactin concentration)
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
A pituitary adenoma should be identified by imaging studies prior to ordering this test.
For initial patient assessment; order PRL / Prolactin, Serum as the screening test.
NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name
Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma