PROLACTIN BLOOD (PRL)
: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
: M/F 1-11mo: 6-114 ng/mL , 1-17yrs: 4-23 Note: Pediatric Reference Ranges only verified for serum, see CALIPER Study at CaliperDatabase.com Males 18-150yrs: 3-20 , Females 18-150yrs: 3-27
: Light green PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) tube - 4.5 mL
: Plasma or Serum
: Red top (No gel)
: 1 red microtainer or 1 light green microtainer
: 5 mL
: 1 red microtainer
: Room temperature: 1 day; Refrigerated (2-8C): 1 week; Frozen (-20C): 1 year
Reasons for Rejection
: QNS, EDTA plasma
: 4 hours
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