Ordering Recommendation

Only intended for use in patients with non-alcoholic liver disease (NAFLD); results may be inaccurate in patients with other etiologies of liver disease.

Mnemonic
FIBRO NAFL
Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry/Automated Cell Count/Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Performed

Tue, Thu

Reported

1-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting specimen is required.

Collect

Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA) for platelet count AND Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Serum: Frozen. Do not send the EDTA whole blood to ARUP.

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received. No weight 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. This test requires the patient's weight (in pounds). Include the patient's weight with the sample submission.

Stability

Serum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

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. This test requires the patient's weight (in pounds). Include the patient's weight with the sample submission.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84450; 84460; 82728; 82947 (Alt code: 81599)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2005664 FibroMeter Platelet Count 26515-7
2005675 FibroMeter Patient Score 77616-1
2010928 Aspartate Aminotransferase, FibroMeter 1920-8
2010929 Alanine Aminotransferase, FibroMeter 1742-6
2012522 Ferritin, Fibrometer 2276-4
2012523 Glucose, FibroMeter 2345-7
2012524 Weight, FibroMeter 29463-7
2012635 EER FibroMeter NAFL Enhanced Report 11526-1
2013371 FibroMeter NAFLD Interpretation 48767-8
2013648 Fibrosis Metavir Classification 48794-2
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Aliases
  • FibroSure
Liver Fibrosis, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (Echosens)