The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Macroprolactin

Macroprolactin

Macroprolactin is a high molecular weight IgG-prolactin complex which has reduced bioactivity. Investigation is by a laboratory generated test for otherwise unexplained hyperprolactinaemia

Tube 01 (SE) - Serum Gel
ID Tests&Tubes0079
Additional Information Macroprolactin 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.
Turn Around A&E: N/A
Day Case: 168 Hours
In-Patient: 168 Hours
Out-Patient: 168 Hours
GP: N/A
Send to Blood Sciences Cross Site
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Collection Con Minimum volume - 1ml serum / plasma
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing - No special requirements

Sample REQ Serum
Ref. Range Notes Blood Sciences reference ranges are available through the useful information and links page:
https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology/blood-sciences/useful-information-and-links/
Units mu/L
Telepath MPRL5L / MPRL5J
ICE Codes LMPRL / JMPRL