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Galectin-3

Order Name GALECTIN 3
Test Number: 2015057
Revision Date 11/12/2018
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Galectin-3
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay 62419-7 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1.0mL ( 0.2mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Frozen
Instructions Allow specimen to clot completely, separate from cells within 2 hours. Transfer 1.0mL of serum into an aliquot tube and freeze.
Specimen Stability: frozen 4 months, refrigerated 2 weeks, room temperature 48 hours.
Unacceptable Conditions: Plasma. Visibly hemolyzed specimens
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Wednesday 
Expected TAT 1-8 Days from setup  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
ARUP Test Code: 2007138
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CPT Code(s) 82777
Lab Section Reference Lab