This Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) blood test is usually tested to monitor/detect inflammation to help identify a diagnosis for an underlying cause. Conditions causing inflammation may include polymyalgia rheumatica or temporal arteritis.
This private blood test for Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate is available at all thirty private clinics across the UK.
Included in each test request for Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.
Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Special Instructions: No Special Instructions.
Attendance Restrictions: No Special Attendance Restrictions.
Laboratory Notes: Results may be reported as a range, due to methodology improvements
Sample Container: Contact testing laboratory for vacutainer requirement.