Zeta Sedimentation Ratio/ Erythrocyte Sedimentation rate/ ZSR Indications :
The test is a Non-specific indicator of infectious disease and inflammatory states, reflects acute phase resistant levels, screen for collagen disease, rheumatoid arthritis
Increased in infection, inflammation, tissue necrosis, macroglobulins are increased. Decreased in – Sickle cell disease and spherocytosis. The tests ESR, ZSR, and/or CRP are used in the differentiation of anemia from iron deficiency. Related Tests :
Burn culture, C - reactive protein, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate.