erythrocyte sedimentation rate

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Noun1.erythrocyte sedimentation rate - the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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by evaluating the levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).
2) In the clinical laboratory, some inflammatory markers such as erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP), and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) have been associated with disease progression.
53), morning erythrocyte sedimentation rate (HR, 1.
Blood samples collected prior to and after the treatment period were analyzed for erythrocyte sedimentation rate and high-sensitivity tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
Routine laboratory test results were recorded including erythrocyte sedimentation rate, blood chemistry, whole blood cell count, and urinalysis.
Serum calcium, phosphate, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), creatinine, parathyroid hormone levels, coagulation factors profile, prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, protein C and S assay, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), c-reactive protein (CRP), amylase and lipase can help establish a presumed cause.
ESR is the abbreviation for erythrocyte sedimentation rate, which is the rate at which red blood cells sink towards the bottom of a test tube.
b) Significant improvements in haemoglobin, white blood cell count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and albumin were observed during the 12-week period
Care 2012;28:1173-8), and erythrocyte sedimentation rate also may be high.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ultrasonography, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgM were not found to be statistically significatly different between the normal and abnormal physical examination groups (erythrocyte sedimentation rate; p=0.

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