Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Test/Range/Collection

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, whole blood (ESR)

Males: <10 mm/h

Females: <15 mm/h (laboratory-specific)

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Test must be run within 8 hrs after sample collection.

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