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Laboratory : Chemistry

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)