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prolactin
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: PROL
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red, gold or lithium heparin green top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 0.5 mL serum. Plasma: Centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, refrigerate. Min 0.5 mL plasma. 
Reference Values: MALE: 2.6-13.1 NG/mL FEMALE: Pre-menopausal: 3.3-26.7 NG/mL Post-menopausal: 2.7-19.6 NG/mL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 24 hr 
Stat TAT: 2 hr 
CPT Code(s): 84146 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 77
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 07/23/2014
Time: 07:44:37 (24hr)