What is an ESR test?
Sedimentation Rate, or Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR), is a blood test that can reveal inflammatory activity in your body. A sedimentation rate test is not a diagnostic tool, but it can help your doctor diagnose or monitor the progress of the inflammatory disease.
When can the Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate test (ESR) recommend?
It is recommended in:This test is performed to determine the presence of inflammation in the body. The inflammation can be due to infections, autoimmune disorders, cancers, etc. However, this test does not specify the exact cause of inflammation.
What does it measure?
The Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate test is used to measure: The ESR test measures the rate at which red blood cells (erythrocytes) settle (sediment) at the bottom of a tube that contains a blood sample in one hour. The test result is expressed in millimeters per hour (mm/hr). The ESR test is a non-specific measure of inflammation. An ESR test can be affected by conditions other than inflammation also. Although a high ESR can be detected in the presence of inflammation, it does not provide any information regarding the cause and site of inflammation. Hence, ESR is done along with other tests.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test?
The cost of the Erythrocyte Sedimentation rate(ESR) test in Faridabad is Rs. 130.
How often should I get tested for the Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Test?
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values for an Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test?
Men: 0-15 mm/hr Women: 0-20 mm/hr
What is the type of sample required?
We require blood for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test?
Fasting is not required.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I do the booking of an Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Test in Faridabad?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why Should I book an Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test with Orange Health in Faridabad?
Orange Health is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Faridabad. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you.Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!