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C-Reactive Protein

Alternative Names:CRP
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:CRP
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Collection & Request Instructions:CRP is an acute phase reactant useful in the diagnosis and monitoring of acute inflammatory disorders. However, a normal CRP does not exclude the presence of inflammation. CRP is not usually increased in viral infections.
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Additional Notes:

Reference Range:  < 5 mg/L