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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

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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