Galectin-3

Alphabetical Test listing

Galectin-3-994

  
Galectin-3
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

For use in conjunction with clinical evaluation as an aid in assessing the prognosis of patients with chronic heart failure.

  
Serum
  
  
0.8 mL
  
0.4 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
EDTA plasma
  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 22 days

Refrigerated - 22 days

Frozen - 12 months

  
  • Visible hemolysis
  • Plasma other than EDTA
  
LabCorp Burlington (004110): R-NX
  
Tu, Th
  
2 - 5 days
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

  

< 22.2 ng/mL

  

Galectin-3 levels > 17.8 ng/mL are present in a proportion of patients with NYHA class II-IV. Such elevated levels are associated with a more progressive form of heart failure resulting in an increased hazard for death or hospitalization.

  
82777
  
Result 62419-7
  
05/29/2019
  
11/07/2019