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Test Code ESR Sedimentation Rate (ESR), Blood

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
ESR

 

Methodology

Manual/Visual

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s)-MICROTAINER® is not acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 4 mL (pediatric: 2 mL) of whole blood

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reference Values

Males: 0-10 mm/hour

Females: 0-20 mm/hour

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85651