ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION RATE- ESR

150 Rs

MRP

Discounted Price:

100 Rs

Pre-test preparation or requirements

• Sample can be drawn at any time but should be preferred early morning fasting. No fasting or special preparation required.
• Sample should taken in Citrated or EDTA vial.

Normal range

  • Male:      0-10 mm/ 1st hr 

  • Female: 0-20 mm/ 1st hr 

Significance of test

Conditions that may be associated with a highly elevated ESR (>100 mm/hr) include the following:

Hypersensitivity vasculitis
Giant cell arteritis
Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Metastatic cancer
Chronic infection
Hyperfibrinogenemia

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