Liver Fibrosis, Chronic Viral Hepatitis (Echosens FibroMeter)
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Noninvasive, serum surrogate marker test for assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic viral hepatitis.

Quantitative Nephelometry/Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry/Automated Cell Count/ Electromagnetic Mechanical Clot Detection
Tue, Thu
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Include an automated platelet count. Platelet count should be performed on the EDTA whole blood sample at the client site within 3 days of submission for testing. 
Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA) AND Serum Separator Tube (SST) AND Light Blue (Sodium Citrate) 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum and citrated plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Do not send the EDTA whole blood to ARUP.
Transfer 3 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL)
Transfer 1 mL platelet-poor citrated plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Serum: Frozen.
Plasma (Citrated): CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received. 
Serum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks
Plasma: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Statement B: Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

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CPT Code(s)
83883; 84450; 84460; 84520; 82977 (Alt code: 81599)
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2005664FibroMeter Platelet Count26515-7
2005666Fibrometer Prothrombin Index6302-4
2005675FibroMeter Patient Score77616-1
2005676Fibrosis Metavir Classification48794-2
2005677EER Fibrometer Report11526-1
2005684FibroMeter Interpretation48767-8
2009244InflaMeter Metavir Classification
2009247InflaMeter Patient Score
2009248CirrhoMeter Patient Score
2010928Aspartate Aminotransferase, FibroMeter1920-8
2010929Alanine Aminotransferase, FibroMeter1742-6
2010930Gamma Glutamyl Transferase, FibroMeter2324-2
2010931Urea Nitrogen, Serum, FibroMeter3094-0
2010932Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, FibroMeter1835-8
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