sedimentation rate


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sedimentation rate

[‚sed·ə·mən′tā·shən ‚rāt]
(pathology)
The rate at which red blood cells settle out of anticoagulated blood.
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Comparative usefulness of C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
2012) as coastal areas with high sedimentation rates caused by an accelerated and unplanned urban development (McClanahan & Obura, 1997; Mora, 2008; Florez-Leiva et al.
The highest erythrocyte sedimentation rate was found to be 110 mm/h.
The TEST1 automated system: A new method for measuring the erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Sedimentation rates and dates were estimated from the unsupported (210)Pb results using the Constant Rate of Supply (CRS) model (Oldfield and Appleby, 1984).
In our study, increased cost per patient correlated with high sedimentation rate, serum CRP levels, long-term hospitalization and low hemoglobin levels.
Disease Activity Score 28(DAS28) using C-reactive protein underestimates disease activity and overestimates EULAR response criteria compared with DAS28 using erythrocyte sedimentation rate in a large observational cohort ofrheumatoid arthritis patients in Japan.
To enhance the FRS predictive power, they added measures of carotid plaque and intima-media thickness by carotid ultrasonography, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and cumulative glucocorticoid dose.
flux was significantly linked by linear regression to the sedimentation rate of particulate organic carbon and particulate organic nitrogen, respectively.
Recently, my sedimentation rate was elevated and a rheumatologist prescribed Hydroxychlor (generic name: plaquenil).
Initial laboratory examination revealed a white blood cell count of 13,000/ml, sedimentation rate of 85 mm/h, C-reactive protein: 132 mg/dl, Antistreptolisin O (ASO): 870 Todd units (normal<200).