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ESR (Sed Rate by Modified Westergren)
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Information

Sed Rate by Modified Westergren – Useful in differentiating inflammatory and neoplastic diseases and as an index of disease severity. CRP is also useful in monitoring inflammatory disease states.

Methodology
Modified Westergren
Specimen Required

Whole blood: Full EDTA (lavender-top) tube. Stability: Ambient – 48 Hour(s), Refrigerated – 4 Day(s)

CPT Code(s)
85651