Study of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) ESR) in patients referred to Golestan hospital of Ahvaz in 2009

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How to Cite: Study of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) ESR) in patients referred to Golestan hospital of Ahvaz in 2009 , Jentashapir J Health Res. Online ahead of Print ; 3(1):267-272.

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Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: 3 (1); 267-272
Published Online: June 30, 2011
Article Type: Research Article
Received: January 1, 1970
Accepted: March 9, 2012

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Abstract

Background: One of the most common tests performed in the hematology laboratories is erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) that for monitoring infections, inflammatory and cancers diseases. The aim of this study was investigation of ESR in patients referred to Golestan hospital, Ahvaz.

Material and methods: This descriptive and cross-sectional study was done in second half of 1388 on outpatient and hospitalized in different wards of the Golestan hospital, Ahvaz, and ESR was tested by Westergrene method. Data were analyzed by SPSS and using T test.

Results: In the present study, mean of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate was in males and female, 34 / 5 12/5 and 33/9 12 respectively , that this difference was not statistically significant (P>0/05) , mean of age was in males and female, 28/1 13,and 26/9 12/1 respectively, the difference was not statistically significant (P>0/05). There were 51 % males and 49% female.38%of patients in outpatient and 62% in different wards of, the Golestan Hospital, were hospitalized.

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