SED RATE BLOOD (SED)
: Sedimentation Rate, ESR, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, SED, Westergren sed rate
: Sediplast Westergren
: Male: MM/hr, 0-50 years: 0-15. >50 years: 0-20. Female: MM/hr, 0-50 years: 0-20. >50 years: 0-30
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Whole blood
: Lavender top (EDTA) - 2 mL (to fill line only) or 1 full EDTA microtainers
: 2 mL draw (to fill line only)
: 250 uL
: Room temperature or refrigerated
: Must be received in the lab within 6 hour; 12 hours if refrigerated
Reasons for Rejection
: QNS, clotted, specimen age
: 2 hours
: Deliver to the lab within 2 hours
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