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What is a sedimentation rate?
Joel Kremer, MD
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Date Added: 04/09/13

A "sed" rate is short for sedimentation rate. It's a very commonly used laboratory value, and the higher the number, the higher the inflammation.
Dr. Joel M. Kremer, MD is founder and President of Corrona. Dr. Kremer is a Professor of Medicine of the Albany Medical College. Dr. Kremer serves as Director of Research at The Center for Rheumatology in Albany.
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