C-reactive protein

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C-reactive protein

[¦sē rē‚ak·tiv ′prō‚tēn]
(immunology)
A plasma protein that is present normally in low concentration, and after trauma or infection in much higher concentration; the biological function is unknown.
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Young et al [7] in a study showed that levels of high sensitive C reactive protein on second day of stroke were satisfactory higher in those patients who died within 1-10 days than those in surviving patients.