CRP (C Reactive Protein)

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily

Units: mg/L

Range: Up to 15 mg/L

Remarks: CRP (C- reactive protein) is used to evaluate inflammatory processes and is, like ESR, a nonspecific marked for the course of the inflammation. CRP is a more sensitive and rapid responding indicator than the ESR. CRP is particularly useful for early detection of postsurgical wound infection, occult infections and tissue injuries and inflammations, including Cardiovascular processes. In case of increased CRP due to acute inflammatory response both the retinol binding protein and Vitamin A tend to be low but this does not indicate a nutritional deficiency of the coenzyme.


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