ESR

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Test Code
3020
Test Description
Can reveal inflammatory activity in the body.
Abbreviation
ESR
Minimum Volume
2mL
Transport Container
Lavender EDTA Whole Blood
Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Collection Instructions
Invert tube 8-10 times immediately after filling tube. Do not centrifuge.
Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Rejection Criteria
Low volume samples (<2mL), clotted or diluted samples, hemolysis
CPT
85652