Westergren erythrocyte sedimentation rateplay
Medical Definition of Westergren erythrocyte sedimentation rate
: sedimentation rate of red blood cells determined by the Westergren method—called also Westergren sedimentation rate
Biographical Note for westergren erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Alf Vilhelm (1891–1968), Swedish physician. In 1921 in an article on blood in pulmonary tuberculosis, Westergren introduced his method for measuring the sedimentation rate of red blood cells.
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