Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Diagnostic Tests » Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
 

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a test that measures how fast red blood cells (erythrocytes) drop to the bottom of a collection tube.

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate: Other Names

Other names for Erythrocyte sedimentation rate include:

Diseases Associated with Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Erythrocyte sedimentation rate:

  • Inflammatory diseases* "nhm.nih.gov" states that this test is not used to diagnose disease, but rather to monitor disease

Basic Information: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate: A common blood test used to detect and monitor inflammation within the body. It involves measuring the rate of red blood cell sedimentation in a tube.

Disease or Condition count: 7; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Erythrocyte sedimentation rate' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Erythrocyte sedimentation rate as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Erythrocyte sedimentation rate' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:

C

L

  • Lupus ... erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

P

R

Diagnostic Tests and Tools

More Diagnostic Tests Topics

  • physical examination ... see Physical exam
  • Physical examination of the spine
  • Picture story language test
  • Pinworm test
  • pituitary x-ray ... type of X-rays
  • Plague test
  • Plantar reflex
  • Plasma renin assay
  • Plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 test
  • Plasminogen test
  • Platelet aggregation test
  • Platelet antibody test
  • Platelet factor 4 antibody test
  • Pleural fluid smear
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise