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  Prolactin Specimen Type:
   

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Female N/A N/A N/A N/A
Non-pregnant 4.8 23.3 ng/mL N/A
Pregnant 9.7 208.5 ng/mL N/A
Postmenopausal 1.8 20.3 ng/mL N/A
Males: 2.1 17.7 ng/mL N/A
Unit of measure: ng/mL
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Two-site Chemiluminometric
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: PRLAC
CyberLAB code: 2205
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A