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Test Compendium

1011: SED RATE (ESR)

Test Code

  • 1011

Test Synonym

  • ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION RATE, ESR, SED RATE, WESTERGREN

Volume

  • 4 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 1 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Lavender Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 1 Lavender Top Tube

Specimen Stability

  • 24hrs 4°C,4hrs at 18-25°C

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    F 0-30 mm/hr
    M 0-20 mm/hr