Prolactin (Prolactin, Prolactin)

SRL
Prolactin
Prolactin
Days : Daily, Cut Off : 11AM
Report : Same Day
Quest
Prolactin
Prolactin
Days : Daily, Cut Off : 11AM
Report : Same Day
Metropolis
Prolactin
Prolactin
Days : Daily, Cut Off : 11AM
Report : After 6 hrs
Thyrocare
PROLACTIN (PRL)
PROLACTIN (PRL)
Days : Daily, Cut Off : 11AM
Report : Next Day
Pathcare
Homocysteine
Components not available!
Days : Daily
Report : 11:00/19:00
Pathcare
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days : Daily
Report : 11:00/19:00
Oncquest
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days : Every day if received before 1:00 p.m.
Report : Same Day by 7:00 p.m.
City X-Ray -old
PROLACTIN
Components not available!
Days :
Report : 6 hour(s)
City X-Ray -old
PROLACTIN
Components not available!
Days :
Report : 6 hour(s)
Origin
Prolactin,Serum
Components not available!
Days :
Report :
Oncquest Medlife
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days :
Report :
1mg_Pathcare
Prolactin
Prolactin
Days :
Report :
Oncquest Lifespan
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days :
Report :
1mg_apac
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days :
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1mg_Niramaya
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days : Daily
Report : within 48 Hrs of Test Schdule
1mg_medcis
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days : Daily
Report : 8 hours
1mg_thyrocare
Prolactin
Components not available!
Days :
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1mglal_ncr
Prolactin
Components not available!
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Basic Detail

Specimen
Test Method Daily
Report Same Day (12:00 Noon) for sample received before 8:30 AM in the Lab. ;; Same Day (6:30 PM) for sample received before 3:30 PM in Lab ;; Same Day (8:00 PM) for sample received after 3:30 PM in Lab
Test method CLIA
temperature ROOM TEMP : 7 DAYS REFRIGERATED : 14 DAYSFROZEN : 1YEAR

Associated Diseases

Infertility Erectile Dysfunction Pitutary Disease Gynaecomastia (Male Breast) Galactorrhoea (Less Milk Production) Loss of Libido(Sex Drive)

Why Get Tested

To help investigate unexplained flow of breast milk (galactorrhea), abnormal nipple discharge, absence of menstrual periods, and/or infertility in women; in men, to help diagnose the cause of decreased libido and/or erectile dysfunction; to detect and monitor a prolactin-producing pituitary tumor (prolactinoma)

When Get Tested

When you have symptoms of elevated prolactin, such as galactorrhea and/or visual disturbances and headaches; during a workup for infertility; for follow-up of low testosterone in men; periodically to monitor for recurrence of a prolactinoma

Specimen

Test Preparation

None; however, the sample should be collected 3 to 4 hours after waking.