Hypersecretion of prolactin can be caused by hypothalmic or pituitary tumors, hyopothalamic disease, breast or chest wall stimulation, hypothyroidism, and other conditions. High prolactin concentrations are associated with hypogonadism and low or inappropriately low LH and FSH concentrations.
1 mL serum collected in red-top (no gel) tube.
Overnight fasting is preferred.
Transport Temperature: Ship room temperature / Okay to thaw
Reported (Analytical Time)
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