Byline: Dr Miriam Stoppard ESR is the abbreviation for erythrocyte sedimentation rate, the rate at which red blood cells sink towards the bottom of a test tube.
What does SR stand for?
SR stands for Sedimentation Rate
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- Schwester (German: Sister)
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- Seaman Recruit (USN Rating)
- Seaplane Reconnaissance Aircraft (US Navy)
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In this study, the best-fit model was produced to predict spatial sedimentation rates at Loagan Bunut Lake.
The patient who is positive for rheumatoid factor and always has an elevated level of C-reactive protein and a high erythrocyte sedimentation rate needs early intervention.
Blood tests showed a mild microcytosis, low ferritin level, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate 40 mm/h; serum biochemistry and levels of C-reactive protein, fasting glucose, and hemoglobin by electrophoresis were nor mal.
OBJECTIVE: To develop a micro-erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) system with potential to be self-administered by patients at home using capillary blood.
Routine laboratory tests revealed an elevated alkaline phosphatase level (168 IU; normal: <90) and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (36 mm for the first hour; normal: 0 to 20); the blood glucose level and the results of kidney function tests were normal, and the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for human immunodeficiency virus was negative.
Cousins' doctor also documented drops in his sedimentation rate, showing that "there is a physiologic basis for the ancient theory that laughter is good medicine.
Outside lab tests were normal including a negative ANA and a normal sedimentation rate.