Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
Name esr_gprd
Chapter Diseases of the blood/Inflammatory markers
Definition
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, a blood test used as a non-specific marker of inflammation. Values of 200 or greater are considered to be errors.
Data Type Continuous
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated Yes
Units mm/h
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 27 Jun 2013 (Revision 1)
Implementation
IF Read code IN esr_gprd codelist

AND enttype = 273

AND data2 [value] > 0 AND data2 < 200

AND data3 [units] IN (94 [mm/h], 92 [mm], 0, Missing)

THEN esr_gprd = data2
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah
Creation date27 Jun 2013
Category (code) Read code Read term CPRD Medcode
(1) 42B6.00 Erythrocyte sedimentation rate 46
(1) 42B6000 ESR abnormal 25450
(1) 42B6100 ESR low 57305
(1) 42B6200 ESR normal 27038
(1) 42B6300 ESR raised 14924
(1) 42B6z00 Erythrocyte sediment rate NOS 27037
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