sedimentation rate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to sedimentation rate: Sedimentation coefficient
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
References in periodicals archive ?
Renub Research report titled "Autoimmune Disease Diagnostic Market, By Disease (Systemic (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), others), Localized], Tests Type (Autoantibody, Antinuclear Antibody, Complete Blood Count, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, C-Reactive Protein Tests, Urinalysis, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Others) Regions (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & Rest of World), Companies (Abbott Laboratories, Siemens Healthineers, Roche Diagnostics, EUROIMMUN AG, bioMerieux SA, Quest Diagnostic and Bio-Rad Laboratories) Global Forecast" provides a complete analysis of Global Autoimmune Disease Diagnostic Market.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 08 2019] The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is prevalently used in clinical practice as an indicator of trauma, infection, or malignant disease and billions of tests are being performed in clinical laboratories globally.
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), is an acute phase reactant, has prognostic significance in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma, various studies have different values for baseline ESR being significant.
On the contrary female showed significantly higher values of erythrocyte sedimentation rate than male (4.5 and 5.5mm/h).
Study of erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) values and serum lipid in young cigarette smokers.
Recommended work-up to investigate possible triggers includes a CBC with differential, sedimentation rate, CRT* ASO titers or anti-DNase B titers, tuberculin skin test or interferon-gamma TB test, and a chest x-ray.
At the 1-year follow-up, erythrocyte sedimentation rate was 10 mm/hr, and C-reactive protein was 2 mg/L.
ANA 1:640 c-ANCA <1:20 p-ANCA <1 : 20 Rheumatoid factor (IU/mL) <15 Smith antibody (units) 3 RNP antibody (units) 4 SSA/Ro antibody (units) 10 SSB/La antibody (units) 4 C3 (mg/dL) 40 C4 (mg/dL) 6 Sedimentation rate (mm/Hr) 72 Table 2: Laboratory results before and after prednisone (prednisone was started on June 2015 and discontinued on November 2016).
High-dose intravenous immunoglobulin downregulates the activated levels of inflammatory indices except erythrocyte sedimentation rate in acute stage of Kawasaki Disease.
C-reactive protein (CRP) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) abnormality (range 0-1) and duration of symptoms (two levels; range 0-1)7.
The total sedimentation rate along the study showed a wide variation, 58.82 [+ or -] 8.75-1818.10 [+ or -] 82.11 g dw [m.sup.-2] [day.sup.-1].
Blood samples collected prior to and after the treatment period were analyzed for erythrocyte sedimentation rate and high-sensitivity tumor necrosis factor-alpha.