Conventional ESR V/S Automated VES- MATIC 20/20 Plus New ESR- A Comparative Study Of 100 Cases

Mohanvir Kaur, Anika Mittal, Poonam Poonam, Arun Puri
2018 Annals of International medical and Dental Research  
To compare the ESR values by Ves-matic 20/20 plus new with the conventional Westergren method, aiming to validate the automated methods. Methods: A cross -sectional study was conducted in Government Medical College, Patiala. A total of 100 blood samples were subjected to ESR estimation by manual Westergren method and by automated (Ves -Matic) method. Results were analysed, compared and their correlation was calculated using Pearson correlation coefficient. Results: There is a strong positive
more » ... relation between Westergren method and Ves-matic 20/20 plus new with correlation coefficient 0.99. Conclusion: Ves-matic method (automated) shows good correlation with manual Westergren method and is reliable and suitable for use in high work load clinical laboratory.
doi:10.21276/aimdr.2018.4.2.pt8 fatcat:wu7uacbdkreonbjk7vergy3334