C-Reactive Protein

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Also known as: CRP

Were you looking for the high-sensitivity CRP (hs-CRP) test, used to assess your risk of cardiovascular disease?

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To identify the presence of inflammation, to determine its severity, and to monitor response to treatment. 

When to Get Tested?

When your doctor suspects that you might be suffering from an inflammatory disorder (as with certain types of arthritis and autoimmune disorders or inflammatory bowel disease) or to check for the possibility of infection (especially after surgery)

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?