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Test ID: GAL3    
Galectin-3, Serum

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

Yes

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)

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
BNP
NT-proBNP