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Prolactin-Insulin Stimulation Test

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code
Test group Prolactin
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
In House Availability Monday, Wednesday, Friday (day shift)
Method MEIA
Collection Instructions After collecting a basal specimen, Insulin is administered and additional specimens are collected 30, 45 and 60 minutes later for Prolactin assay. Record the collection time on the requisition and tube for each sample.
Container type Gold top or Light Green top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum or plasma
Preferred volume 1 mL serum or plasma
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum or plasma
Normal range
Post-Stimulation peak ≥ 2x basal
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information See notes for Prolactin
Last Updated 6/16/2008 3:10:29 PM
Entry Number 784
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