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Sedimentation Rate

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB547
EPIC Order   SEDIMENTATION RATE, MANUAL
CPT Code(s)   85651
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/Lavender Top Tube;  See Important Comments
Stability
Room Temp - 4 hrs
Refrigerated - 12 hrs
Frozen - NO
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES
Turnaround Time   STAT 1.5 hrs., Routine 4 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: See Table Below
Comments Must Be Run Within 4 Hours of Collection

Reference Ranges:  Sedimentation Rate
Age Range: Male (mm/hr) Range: Female (mm/hr)
<50 yr 0-15 0-20
>50 yr 0-20 0-30

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on January 29, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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