Test Details

Mnemonic

PROL

Ordering Code

1000740

CPT-4 Code(s)

84146

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic or icteric specimens, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 3 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
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Reference Range

Males: 2.1 - 17.7 ng/mL
Females:
Nonpregnant: 2.8 - 29.2 ng/mL
Pregnant 9.7 - 208.5
Postmenopausal: 1.8 - 20.3
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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