TRH TEST FOR PROLACTIN STIMULATION - (P)
Test Code: TRPL
This procedure is used to evaluate anterior pituitary function in the presence of an adenoma, or following a traumatic insult to the pituitary. It may also be used to rule out elevation of prolactin due to stress. This procedure is performed in the Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Investigation Unit.
Plasma: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Plasma: 0.6 mL
A descriptive report will be sent.
Endocrinology Consult Required
Follow lab instructions given on the TRH/Prolactin Stimulation Requisition Form.