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December 1972

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rates in the Elderly

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla
From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;88(6):617-618. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000030619009
Abstract

Erythrocyte sedimentation rates were run on 105 patients 50 years of age and older. The data show that the upper limit of normal should be raised to 40 mm/hr and to 60 mm/hr for those who are anemic.

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