What is Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Test (ESR Test) Lab Test ?
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Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Test (ESR Test) Lab Test

What is Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Test (ESR Test) Lab Test ?

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Test (ESR Test) is done to determine if our body is having any inflammation or inflammatory disease. The red blood cells in our body, clings together and clumps when there is an inflammation. ESR tests help determine the level of red blood cells clumping. However, it is not effective to detect the cause of inflammation. The further and faster the red blood cells sink in the test tube’s bottom, the likeliness of the inflammation increases. ESR is mostly recommended along with other tests to identify cause of symptoms.

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