C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Serum
- Reporting Time:
- 6 Hrs
- Specimen Type:
- Home Collection:
- No special preparation required
To identify the presence of any inflammation and to monitor its response to treatment.
C-Reactive protein is tested in acute bacterial or fungal infections and in inflammatory disorder such asáarthritis, autoimmune disorders, or inflammatory bowel disease.
1. What do you mean by chronic inflammatory disease?
Chronic inflammatory diseases is a non-specific term used to indicate long lasting inflammation.
Examples include:Conditions such as arthritis, lupus, or inflammatory bowel disease.
2. What is hs-CRP test?
hs-CRP is high sensitivity CRP test which measures very small amounts of CRP in the blood. It is used mostly in normal people to assess their potential risk for heart problems. It typically measures CRP in the range from 0.5 to 10 mg/L in comparision to CRP measured in the range of 10 to 1000 mg/L.