Item Value
Test name Prolactin-Insulin Stimulation Test
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-3 days
In House Availability Monday, Wednesday, Friday (day shift)
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
Normal range
Post-Stimulation peak ≥ 2x basal
Container type Gold top or Light Green top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Collection Instructions After collecting a basal specimen, Insulin is administered and additional specimens are collected 30, 45 and 60 minutes later for Prolactin assay. Record the collection time on the requisition and tube for each sample.
Sample type Serum or plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667