ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Test

ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate)  Test

ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Test

An ESR (Erythrocyte sedimentation rate) test is the blood that indicates the presence of inflammation. Because inflammation is a sign of chronic immune disease/ disorder or other medical conditions. It determines whether you have active disease or not and also the presence of cancerous tumours 

There are various causes of a high ESR such as kidney disease, autoimmune disease, advanced age and cancers.

Why is ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Test performed?

To detect inflammation in the body caused because of infections, cancers, and autoimmune diseases.
To check the inflammatory diseases’ progression.
To assess the response to an inflammatory disease’s treatment.
If you experience the symptoms of arthritis such as joint pain, stiffness etc.
Unintentional weight loss
If you experience the symptoms of IBS such as diarrhoea, fever, abdominal pain etc.

What does ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Test measure?

The ESR test measures the rate at which red blood cells settle at the bottom of a tube that contains a blood sample in one hour.  In the presence of inflammation, the number of certain proteins especially fibrinogen increases in blood and the high number of fibrinogens in the blood causes the red blood cells to form a stack which settles fast due to high density.

The ESR test can detect the presence of inflammation but doesn’t provide any information regarding the cause and location of the inflammation. 

Cost of ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Test in Delhi

The cost of the ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) Test near me in Delhi ranges from INR 150 to INR 200. 



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