Test ID/Workstation: SRATE MMCHM

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood drawn in a vacutainer

Collection Volume: 1.5 mL

Cause for rejection: Clotted specimen.
Specimens collected in microtainer tubes.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Modified Wintrobe

Special Instructions: Specimens must be collected by venipuncture in macro tubes; multiple microtainer tubes are NOT acceptable.

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

TAT: 2 hours

Additional Info: Reference range:

Male: 0-9 mm

Female: 0-20 mm

Child: 0-13 mm

CPT Code: 85651

Synonyms: Sedimentation Rate (Wintrobe)

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