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Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

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Definition

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate is also used as a marker of inflammatory disorders. It is the rate at which red blood cells in a test tube separate from blood serum and become sediment over time, most commonly reported after one hour.

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