What is the ESR test?

What does inflammation mean?

a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection

What is erythrocyte sedimentation rate?

An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a blood test that that can show if you have inflammation in your body

What does esr mean?

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate measures how quickly red blood cells settle into the bottle of a test tube.