Liver Fibrosis, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (Echosens FibroMeter) NAFLD

Method(s) Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry/Automated Cell Count/Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Specimen Required
Collect

5 mL gold (SST) top tube and lavender (EDTA) for platelet count.

Transport

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

Remarks

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.

Stability

Collection to initiation of testing: Serum: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed specimens. All required specimens not received. No platelet count received. No weight received.

Schedule Tue, Thu
Billing Code 5011691
CPTCode 84450, 84460, 82728, 82947 or 81599
Notes

This test requires an automated platelet count performed on the EDTA whole blood sample at the client site.

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
No Appointment Necessary
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12 Patient Service Centers in Central New York.

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