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:Normal range

Child       : up to 10 mm/hr

M            : up to 15 mm/hr

F              : up to 20 mm/hr

Comment: Raised principally in pyrexial conditions, inflammatory diseases and malignancies. Normal values increase over 50 years of age (females more than males) and during pregnancy. The ESR falls more slowly during recovery than C-reactive protein CRP

Sample: Citrate or EDTA, whole blood