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A 47-year-old male asked:

Is fibrosure test accurate? caffeine breath test? -liver damage. fibrosure you can get tests done and send to company for results - not in us though?

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Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Fibrospect/Fibrosure: It is a surrogate test for determination of scar tissue in the liver (fibrosis). Tests are processed in the United States. They reliable at both end of the spectrum. If low means little or no fibrosis in the liver and if high, there is already cirrhosis of the liver. The in-bnetween values are harder to precise and a liver biopsyu may still be needed.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2015

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