GAL3 - Overview: Galectin-3, Serum

Test Catalog

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.

Yes

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
Galectin
Heart Failure
Lectin
GAL3