Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Sedimentation Rate


Reference Ranges: Reticulocyte Count
Test ID LAB547
EPIC Order SEDIMENTATION RATE, AUTOMATED
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:
Reference Ranges: Sedimentation Rate
Age Range: Male
(mm/hr)
Range: Female
(mm/hr)
Unspecified
(mm/hr) 
>1 month - 18 years 0-13 0-13 0-13
NOTE: The >1 m - 18 y range will report with the comment "Use reference ranges of 0-15 for males / 0-20 for females if adolescent has entered puberty."
18 - 50 years 0-15 0-20
>50 yr 0-20 0-30 0-20
Comments

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 15, 2021

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