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Test Code SWE SED RATE, WESTERGREN

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

SWE

LAB322 FAH4904

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Lavender Top Tube Whole blood Refrigerate 2.5 mL 2.5 mL 1.5 mL 11 hours
Lavender Top Tube Whole Blood Ambient 2.5 mL 2.5 mL 1.5 mL 3 hours

Mix tube well. Specimen must be refrigerated and delivered to the laboratory within 11 hrs. Samples that are kept at  ambient temperature must be delivered to the laboratory within 3 hours.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Westergren

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Sed. Rate Westergren 85662

 

Instrumentation

ISED

Reference Range

Age Sex

Physiological
Status

Low High Units
<49 years Female N/A 0 20 mm/hr
>50 years Female N/A 0 30 mm/hr
<49 years Male N/A 0 15 mm/hr
>50 years Male N/A 0 20 mm/hr

 

Section

Hematology

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
SWE Sed Rate, Westergren 4537-7