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Esr

Esr --> erythrocyte sedimentation rate

(Science: investigation) a test that measures the rate at which red blood cells settle through a column of liquid. A non-specific index of inflammation.

Acronym: esr


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Blood Clotting

... pellet that emerges. Actually one of the oldest laboratory tests still in use takes advantage of this fact: in the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test the clotting factors are inactivated by, say, sodium citrate and then the time of erythrocyte sedimentation is measured. The rate of sedimentation ...

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by biohazard
Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood Clotting
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