What is ESR

What is ESR?

The Westergren ESR is the gold standard and is a measurement of the distance in millimeters that red blood cells (RBCs) fall within a specified tube over 1 hour.

How is ESR measured?

ESR is an indirect measurement of inflammation based upon alterations in acute-phase reactants and quantitative immunoglobulins.

15585

Sign up to receive the trending updates and tons of Health Tips

Join SeekhealthZ and never miss the latest health information

15856
Scroll to Top