A 25-year-old female asked:
what does a level 9 esr-westergren mean? from my understanding it's normal
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yup, normal: Westergren is the standard method to measure the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR, "sed rate"). At your age (women under 50) anything under 20 mm/hr is normal. Your level of 9 mm/hr suggests you have no ongoing body-wide inflammation.
Answered on Nov 20, 2015
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