erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Synonyms for erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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

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INDEX TERMS: blood sedimentation; capillary-erythrocyte sedimentation rate; erythrocyte sedimentation rate; micro-erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Laboratory studies were unremarkable except a C-reactive protein (CRP) level of 170 mg/L (normal value [less than or equal to] 8 mg/L) and a blood sedimentation rate of 79 mm/h.
Laboratory findings showed an increase in the white blood cell count (26,400/mm3) and an acceleration of the blood sedimentation rate (114 mm/hour).
reported a case in which warfarin was directly linked with the formation of an acute intracerebral hematoma,[11] Anticoagulation therapy was found to be a major contributing factor in the production of intracerebral blood sedimentation level.