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Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)

Test Code:

HA0220

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

EDTA Tube

Specimen Requirement

EDTA Whole Blood
Adult: 3 mL
Paediatric and Neonate: 500 ul
Gently invert the tubes several times to prevent clotting.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

Yes

Turn Around Time

Stat: 1 hr
Routine: 2 - 3 hrs

Reference Value(s)

Age Group Gender Reference Intervals (mm/hr)
All ages Male 1 - 10
0 -  50 years Female 3 - 15
50 years and above Female 3 - 20

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Haematology

Contact Number

6394 1373

Day and Time Performed

Daily, 24 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Change History Notes

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Keywords

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) HA0220
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