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A 29-year-old female asked:

Hello,had my blood test done today. everything fine, but i am confused with one thing. crp level is within the range, but esr is elevated (29). what does it mean? i feel good, all other tests fine, no leucocytosis etc. please help?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
How high?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, CRP and ESR are different tests and one can be elevated while the other is not. It would have helped had you provided the actual results. Wish you good health!
Last updated Sep 29, 2020

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