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
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
Frozen. Do not send the EDTA whole blood to ARUP.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received.  
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.  
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
CPT Code(s)
83883; 84450; 84460; 84520; 82977
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020007Aspartate Aminotransferase
0020008Alanine Aminotransferase
0020009Gamma Glutamyl Transferase
0020023Urea Nitrogen, Serum or Plasma
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
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