Includes 1 Parameter
What is it for ?
It measures prolactin levels, confirms the cause of symptoms, & monitors patients with prolactinoma.
Also known as: Serum PRL Test, Prolactin Level Test, PRL Blood Test, Prolactin Hormone Test
Package includes following parameters
Prolactin (PRL) (1)
A prolactin lab test in Delhi is conducted to evaluate the level of prolactin present in your blood. The hormone prolactin is synthesised by the pituitary gland. The hormone causes the breast to grow and produce milk during pregnancy and after giving delivery. Therefore, levels of prolactin are generally high in pregnant women and new mothers as well. Similarly, levels of prolactin are low in men and non-pregnant women.The main functions of prolactin hormone in the human body are:
A prolactin test infertility is recommended by the doctor to analyse different medical conditions that can either be severe or may relate to some other disorder:
A serum prolactin test in Delhi is usually conducted to monitor the levels of prolactin in males and females. Symptoms for high prolactin level and low prolactin level are different. The symptoms that indicate a high prolactin level are:
Symptoms that indicate a low level of prolactin in blood are:
The prolactin blood test is performed on blood samples which can be either venous blood or umbilical cord blood. The venous blood is collected from the veins of the arm through a needle. The umbilical cord blood is collected from the umbilical cord of the baby when it is connected to the mother. The blood from the umbilical cord is collected by a lab technician using a needle and a syringe.
The abnormal levels of prolactin in males and females can lead to severe health conditions. Low levels of prolactin generally indicate a condition known as hypopituitarism, that is, the improper functioning of the pituitary gland. High levels of prolactin can indicate towards conditions like:
The normal range of prolactin is different for females who are pregnant and the ones who are not. The optimum range of prolactin level for pregnant women is generally between 34 ng/mL to 386 ng/mL and that for females who are not pregnant are generally less than 25 ng/mL.
The PRL test is simple to conduct and is quite affordable. The prolactin test price in Delhi at Redcliffe Labs is approximately Rs 550/- which under special discounts is currently available at Rs 500/- only.
There are two ways available using which you can book a PRL test in Delhi at Redcliffe Labs. This makes the booking process simple, hassle-free, and without any waiting queues. You can either call at our center, where our well-trained staff representative will help you in the booking process. Also, the prolactin blood test in Delhi can also be booked from the comfort of your home through our official website.