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Test ID: PLPMA    
Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Quantifying prolactin in serum specimens where the high-dose hook effect is suspected (eg, presence of pituitary tumor with symptoms of prolactinoma, and lower than expected serum prolactin concentration)

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

A pituitary adenoma should be identified by imaging studies prior to ordering this test.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescent Immunoassay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Prolactin Dilution
Prolactin (PRL)
PRL (Prolactin)