MCRPL - Overview: Macroprolactin, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: MCRPL    
Macroprolactin, Serum

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

Determining biologically active levels of prolactin, in asymptomatic patients with elevated prolactin levels


Ruling out the presence of macroprolactin

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
TOPRLProlactin,Total,SYes, (order PRL)Yes

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

TOPRL: Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

PEGPR: Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Precipitation Followed by Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

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


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

Macroprolactin, S

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

PRL (Prolactin)
Prolactin (PRL)
Prolactin, Macro