Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Test Name:   Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   ESR
Specimen Type:   

Whole Blood

Collection Container:   Lavender- 5 mls
Container Information
Lavender TubeLavender TubeMicro-Lavender TubeMicro-Lavender Tube
Collection Information:   Samples must be transported to the laboratory within 60 minutes of collection time. 

Test may be added-on (AOT) to existing sample up to 4 hours after collection time.

Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

< 4.0 hours

Stat / Urgent

< 1.0 hours

Reference Interval:  


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :    
Storage & Transport:   Store refrigerated.
Test Referred to :    On-site, BGH Laboratory


updated: 2014.12.10  jg

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