Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name PROLACTIN
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, SST, K3-EDTA
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range Male: (4.0-15.2 ng/mL), Female: (4.8-23.3 ng/mL)
CPT Code(s) 84146
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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