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4865 VSH

Code and name of test:

4865 VSH

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate highlights the existence of an inflammation and monitors its evolution. It is a useful analysis for preparing a diagnosis, especially if it is performed along with other investigations or tests or offers guidance in the selection of new diagnosis investigations.

Usefulness:

A tool in detecting: urinary, pulmonary, digestive, genital infections, inflammatory diseases, etc.

Bibliography:

  • Haematology for Healthcare High Schools Dr. Traian Hossu, Dr. Margareta Parascan, Editura Didactica si Pedagogica Bucharest 1974
  • Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Manual Prof. doc. honoris causa Sabin Ghergariu, PhD, Prof. Alexandru Pop, PhD, Head of Works Chemist Laszlo Kadar, Prof. Marina Spinu, PhD

Specimens:

samples of venous blood taken using an anticoagulant

Response time:

1 business day, depending on the number of samples

Methodology:

quality test