Macroprolactinaemia: validation and application of the polyethylene glycol precipitation test and clinical characterization of the condition.

@article{Olukoga1999MacroprolactinaemiaVA,
  title={Macroprolactinaemia: validation and application of the polyethylene glycol precipitation test and clinical characterization of the condition.},
  author={Adebayo O Olukoga and John W Kane},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={119-26}
}
OBJECTIVE The clinical characteristics and natural history of macroprolactinaemia are yet to be fully established and there is currently no widely accepted simple in vitro test for routine identification of the condition. This study was designed to further validate the polyethylene glycol (PEG) precipitation test with assessment of percentage prolactin recovery (%R), for the detection of macroprolactinaemia and clinically characterize cases identified using the test. DESIGN Analytical… CONTINUE READING
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