Ordering Recommendation

Noninvasive serum test to assess for surrogate markers of liver fibrosis in individuals with chronic viral hepatitis.

Anticoagulant therapy with warfarin or other anticoagulants that prolong the prothrombin time may affect test results.

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

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


Quantitative Nephelometry/Quantitative Enzymatic Assay/Quantitative Spectrophotometry/Quantitative Electromagnetic Mechanical Clot Detection/Quantitative Automated Cell Count


Tue, Thu


1-5 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)


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Hotline History


CPT Codes

83883; 84450; 84460; 84520; 82977 (Alt code: 81599)


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2005664 FibroMeter Platelet Count 26515-7
2005666 Fibrometer Prothrombin Index 6302-4
2005675 FibroMeter Patient Score 77616-1
2005676 Fibrosis Metavir Classification 48794-2
2005677 EER Fibrometer Report 11526-1
2005684 FibroMeter Interpretation 48767-8
2009244 InflaMeter Metavir Classification 19146-0
2009247 InflaMeter Patient Score 19146-0
2009248 CirrhoMeter Patient Score 19146-0
2010928 Aspartate Aminotransferase, FibroMeter 1920-8
2010929 Alanine Aminotransferase, FibroMeter 1742-6
2010930 Gamma Glutamyl Transferase, FibroMeter 2324-2
2010931 Urea Nitrogen, Serum, FibroMeter 3094-0
2010932 Alpha-2-Macroglobulin, FibroMeter 1835-8
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Liver Fibrosis, Chronic Viral Hepatitis (Echosens FibroMeter)