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ID:703 Macroprolactin
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DescriptionMacroprolactin is a high molecular weight IgG-prolactin complex which has reduced bioactivity. Investigation is by a laboratory generated test for otherwise unexplained hyperprolactinaemia
Indication
Additional InfoMacroprolactin is processed at LGI or SJUH (depending on site where origanl sample is analysed). Samples only tested as send aways at the discretion of the Duty Officer if results are indeterminate.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretation

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Ref. Range NotesMacroprolactin is reported as a qualitative result. Monomeric PRL reference range 72 484
Unitsmu/L


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : S.Bennett. Last edited on 17/07/2020 13:15:18. Published By on 17/07/2019 13:15:18.