Is often used to monitor the effectiveness of therapy in inflammatory diseases.
Pediatric: 0-16 years (M or F): 1-15 mm/hour; Adult Male: 0-10 mm/hour; Adult Female: 0-20 mm/hour
Bubbles, improper dilution ratio, foaming, gross hemolysis or lipemia, severe agitation, exposure to direct sunlight or improper temperatures, abnormally high or low hematocrits, hemoglobinopathies and paraproteinemia may cause results to be inaccurate.
2 - 4 hours
- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, Wintrobe
- ESR, Wintrobe
- Sed Rate, Wintrobe
- Wintrobe Sedimentation Rate
- WINTROBE RBC SEDI RATE
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in a lavender top EDTA K2 tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature within 24 hours of collection.