Liver Fibrosis, Chronic Viral Hepatitis (Echosens FibroMeter)
2005661
Ordering Recommendation
Noninvasive, serum surrogate marker test for assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic viral hepatitis.
Mnemonic
FIBRO V
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry/Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry/Automated Cell Count/ Electromagnetic Mechanical Clot Detection
Performed
Tue, Thu
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
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.
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. Do not send the EDTA whole blood to ARUP.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received.  
Remarks
This test requires an automated platelet count performed on the EDTA whole blood sample at the client site. Include the platelet count with the patient test submission information.  
Stability
Serum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks
Plasma:
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
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.
 
Note
This test requires an automated platelet count performed on the EDTA whole blood sample at the client site. Include the platelet count with the patient test submission information.
CPT Code(s)
(83883; 84450; 84460; 84520; 82977) or 81599*
*The 2014 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.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2005664FibroMeter Platelet Count 
2005666Fibrometer Prothrombin Index 
2005675FibroMeter Patient Score 
2005676Fibrosis Metavir Classification 
2005677EER Fibrometer Report 
2005684FibroMeter Interpretation 
2009244InflaMeter Metavir Classification 
2009247InflaMeter Patient Score 
2009248CirrhoMeter Patient Score 
2010928Aspartate Aminotransferase, FibroMeter 
2010929Alanine Aminotransferase, FibroMeter 
2010930Gamma Glutamyl Transferase, FibroMeter 
2010931Urea Nitrogen, Serum, FibroMeter 
2010932Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, FibroMeter 
* 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.
Aliases
  • FibroSure