Liver Fibrosis, Chronic Viral Hepatitis (Echosens FibroMeter)
Ordering Recommendation
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.
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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 AND lt. 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.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received.  
Serum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Compliance Statement B: 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.
CPT Code(s)
(83883; 84450; 84460; 84520; 82977) or 81599*
*The 2015 AMA CPT manual contains the component CPT Codes and the new MAAA codes. Please direct any questions regarding CPT coding to the payer being billed.
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2005664FibroMeter Platelet Count777-3
2005666Fibrometer Prothrombin Index3289-6
2005675FibroMeter Patient Score48795-9
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, FibroMeter14937-7
2010932Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, FibroMeter1835-8
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
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