An Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) test can study inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid, systemic lupus erythematosus and arthritis. The test may also be ordered in cause a person is suffering from high fever, some kind of muscle problems or arthritis.
This test measures the amount of uric acid in a blood sample. Uric acid is produced from the natural breakdown of body’s cells and from diet. The test is ordered to diagnose Gout, kidney stones and related disorders.