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Sed Rate by Modified Westergren
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Patients with polycythemia and many hemoglobin abnormalities may have depressed sed rates whereas patients with anemia may have elevated sed rates.
|≤50 Years||≤15 mm/h||≤20 mm/h|
|>50 Years||≤20 mm/h||≤30 mm/h|
Useful in differentiating inflammatory and neoplastic diseases and as an index of disease severity. CRP is also useful in monitoring inflammatory disease states.
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