sedimentation rate

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Synonyms for sedimentation rate

the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions

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Considering the sedimentation rate, the highest precipitation-sedimentation ratio as 32 times in dry seasons is related to Pol-Manjenigh station as compared to dry ones.
Morning stiffness increased to 2 hours and sedimentation rate was above 50.
High cost per patient was significantly correlated with increased sedimentation rate, level of CRP, duration of hospitalization and low hemoglobin levels (correlation coefficients were r=0.
Correlations Between Red Blood Cell Distribution Width (RDW), C-reactive Protein (CRP), and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis RDW in Rheumatoid Arthritis (n = 561) Parameter Regression Equation r P log CRP y = 0.
Patients with pyogenic sacroilitis typically present with unilateral sacroiliac pain, sciatica, fever, leuckocystosis, and an elevated sedimentation rate.
A The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) blood test gives an indication of inflammation, infection or cancer but doesn't tell you where the disease is located or what it is.
Recently, my sedimentation rate was elevated and a rheumatologist prescribed Hydroxychlor (generic name: plaquenil).
In a dispersion containing particles of different sizes, the differential sedimentation rate provides a method for determining the distribution of particle sizes present in the sample.
3], her erythrocyte sedimentation rate was 10 mm/h and her hemoglobin rose to 12.
Patients with early arthritis should be evaluated for factors predictive of persistent and erosive disease, including number of swollen and tender joints, erythrocyte sedimentation rate or C-reactive protein, rheumatoid factor, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, and radiographic erosions.
Blood tests showed a mild microcytosis, low ferritin level, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate 40 mm/h; serum biochemistry and levels of C-reactive protein, fasting glucose, and hemoglobin by electrophoresis were nor mal.
OBJECTIVE: To develop a micro-erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) system with potential to be self-administered by patients at home using capillary blood.
Routine laboratory tests revealed an elevated alkaline phosphatase level (168 IU; normal: <90) and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (36 mm for the first hour; normal: 0 to 20); the blood glucose level and the results of kidney function tests were normal, and the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for human immunodeficiency virus was negative.