ST2 Test Kit

BackDuration: 15 minutes

Used in the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with severe heart disease

Clinical significance of test

The soluble growth stimulation-expressed gene 2 protein (ST2) is a member of the interleukin 1(IL-1) receptor family. The protein has four subtypes, ST2L, SST2, ST2VS and ST2LV. ST2 levels predict prognosis in patients with acute myocardial infarction and heart failure.

Steps of operation

Clinical application

  • Assessing acute heart failure
  • Predicting the outcome of chronic heart failure
  • Used as an aid for risk stratification in identifying patients who are at high risk of mortality and rehospitalization in patients diagnosed with heart failure

Interpretation of results

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