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What is the ESR Test?
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test is a commonly-administered blood test that reveals inflammatory processes in the body. The test measures how quickly red blood cells sink to the bottom of a test tube of blood. Inflammation causes higher amounts of protein in the blood, causing red blood cells to “clump.” These clumps are heavier…Read More