Hematology Test

Zeta Sedimentation Ratio/ Erythrocyte Sedimentation rate/ ZSR

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : 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

Interpretation : 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.

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prakashgoyal, India

30 YEARS OLD,ESR RATE IS 18,TLC DLC HAEMOGLOBIN NEUTROPHIL LYMPHOCYTE EOSINOPHIL MONOCYTE BASOPHIL IS NORMAL,MALARIAL PARASITE IS NEGATIVE,IGM IS NEGATIVE,IN STOOL NO RBC,NO PUS CELLS NO EPITHELIAL CELLS NO OVA NO CYST NO MUCUS NO BLOOD,BUT I HAVEA PROBLEM

rafi50, India

i am 18 years old & having upper back pain , Dr. has advised for HAEMATOLOGY , ESR test & the result shows 18 mm/hr what does it mean? Pl advise

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