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Sedimentation Rate Automated

eD-H Order Code

LAB322

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Blood 0.5 ML  

Specimen Transport Temperature

Send to laboratory immediately. Must be recieved within 4 hours if non-refrigerated or within 24 hours if refrigerated.

 

Specimen Stability

Optimal 4 hours, acceptable 24 hours

Additional Specimen Instructions

Acceptable Specimen Tubes

Lavender 4 mL tube

Lavender 2 mL tube

Lavender Microtainer MAP Tube

Properly filled tube required.

Reference Ranges / Critical Values

Assay Gender Age Range Normal Range Critical Values Units
Sed Rate Auto Male 0 Minutes – 15 Years 2.0 -34.0   mm/hr
    15 Years – 50 Years 2.0 -28.0   mm/hr
    50 Years – 70 Years 2.0 -37.0   mm/hr
    70 Years – 150 Years 3.0 -46.0   mm/hr
  Female 0 Minutes – 15 Years 2.0 -34.0   mm/hr
    15 Years – 50 Years 2.0 -37.0   mm/hr
    50 Years – 70 Years 2.0 -39.0   mm/hr
    70 Years – 150 Years 3.0 -46.0   mm/hr

Interpretive Data

Assay Display Interpretive Data
Sed Rate Auto Effective December 11 2019 new capillary photometric technology has resulted in a change in reference ranges. It is recommended that each ESR result be reviewed with its own age appropriate reference range.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; continuously

Performing Lab Section

Hematology

CPT(s)

85652