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NASH FibroSURE

Test Code

18692

CPT Code(s)

82172
82247
82465
82947
82977
83010
83883
84450
84460
84478

Preferred Specimen(s)

3 mL Serum
Instructions: Age, sex, height, and weight are required
for this test.
Patient Preparation: Patient should be fasting for at
least 8 hours before sample collection. Foil wrap
specimen to protect from light. Freeze and ship frozen.

Causes for Rejection:
gross hemolysis; gross lipemia;
improperly labeled specimen; nonfasting specimen; sample
not protected from light.

Minimum Volume

3 mL

Specimen Container

Serum Separator Tube
Red-top tube (no gel)

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature: unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: not established

Methodology

Various

Performing Laboratory

Laboratory Corporation of America
13900 Park Center Road
Herndon, VA 22071

Report Available

16 Days

Reference Range(s)

Accompanies report

Clinical Significance

This test is a noninvasive assessment of liver status in
patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Quantitative results of 10 biochemicals, in combination
with age, gender, height, and weight, are analyzed using
a computational algorithm to provide a quantitative
surrogate marker (0.0-1.0) of liver fibrosis (Metavir
F0-F4), hepatic steatosis (0.0-1.0, S0-S3), and
nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) (0.0-0.75, N0-N2).
The absence of steatosis (S < 0.38) precludes the
diagnosis of NASH.

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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