Liver Fibrosis, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (Echosens FibroMeter) NAFLD
|Method(s)||Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry/Automated Cell Count/Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
5 mL gold (SST) top tube and lavender (EDTA) for platelet count.
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL)
Transport Frozen. Do not send the EDTA whole blood to ARUP. 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.
Collection to initiation of testing: Serum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks
Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received. No weight received.
|CPTCode||84450, 84460, 82728, 82947 or 81599|
This test requires an automated platelet count performed on the EDTA whole blood sample at the client site.
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