Item Value
Test name Sedimentation Rate
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Hematology
Normal range Parnassus:
Male 0-10 mm/h
Female 0-15 mm/h


Mission Bay:
Age (yrs) Male Female
0-14 2-34 mm/h 2-34 mm/h
15-50 2-28 mm/h 2-37 mm/h
51-70 2-37 mm/h 2-39 mm/h
> 70 3-46 mm/h 3-46 mm/h
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667