Children's Mercy Kansas City
Name
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Synonyms
Sed Rate
ESR

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
Minimum 0.5 mL EDTA lavendar top tube


Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hour
Routine: 4 hours

Methodology
Laser options/kinetics

Ranges
0-16 yrs = 0-13 mm/hr
Male (>16 yrs) = 0-15 mm/hr
Female (>16 yrs) = 0-19 mm/hr

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