Evaluation of percentage recovery together with modified reference range in hyperprolactinemia


Dirican M. , Acikgoz H. E. , SARANDÖL E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.45, no.1, pp.37-43, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/tjb-2018-0377
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.37-43
  • Keywords: Hyperprolactinemia, Macroprolactin, Prolactin, Monomeric prolactin, Polyethylene glycol, POLYETHYLENE-GLYCOL PRECIPITATION, MONOMERIC PROLACTIN, REFERENCE INTERVALS, CLINICAL-PRACTICE, SCREENING METHOD, MACROPROLACTINEMIA, VALIDATION, EXPERIENCE

Abstract

Objective: Macroprolactinemia is an important cause of hyperprolactinemia. The aim of this study was to examine the added value of the consideration of modified reference range in determination of macroprolactinemia and true hyperprolactinemia.