For evaluating prolactin levels in blood in women, for
Rarely, this test is done for males, when they have lack of sexual desire or erectile dysfunction.
This test is performed when a patient has
The test is done in males for evaluating the cause of prolactinoma, erectile dysfunction, testicular dysfunction and impotency.
The test result is normal, if levels are 2-18 ng/mL (for males) and 2-29 ng/mL (for females). It means absence of prolactinoma.
The levels of prolactin are high, if it is > 30 ng/mL. It could be due to -