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Test ID: PRLPM    
Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma, Serum

Available on the App Store

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

84462

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identifying patients with pituitary macroprolactinomas

 

Quantifying prolactin in specimens where the high-dose hook effect is suspected (eg, presence of pituitary adenoma with symptoms of prolactinoma, and lower than expected prolactin level)

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

PRL (Prolactin)
Prolactin (PRL)
Prolactin Dilution