Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

ESR, Sed Rate
TEST CODE
CRA1269
CPT
85652
Expected
Turnaround Time
Within 1 Day
Patient Preparation
-

Specimen Requirements

Specimen
EDTA Whole Blood
Volume
3.0 mL / 1.0 mL min
Container
Lavender-Top (EDTA) Tube
Preparation
Draw blood in Lavender-Top (EDTA) Tube. Invert tube 8 - 10 times immediately after draw.
Stability
Refrigerated, 1 Days
Storage Instructions
Refrigerated

Test Details

Methodology
Rejection Criteria
Received after 1 day refrigerated. Whole Blood clotted. Hemolyzed sample. Improper labeling. Incorrect collection container. Underfilled tube.

Test Components

Test Code
Test Name
LOINC
300259
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
4537-7

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