GAL3 - Overview: Galectin-3, Serum

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Test ID: GAL3    
Galectin-3, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An aid in prognosis for patients diagnosed with heart failure


Risk-stratification of heart failure patients


An early indication of treatment failure and as a therapeutic target

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Galectin-3, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Cardiac Remodeling
Cardiac Fibrosis
Heart Failure