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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The idea of using high-sensitivity C-reactive protein measures to predict cardiovascular disease appears to need rethinking.
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attention to the clinical research community to stay ahead of their demands for acute phase proteins like C-Reactive Protein CRP .
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Researchers added that they found the test as strong a predictor as C-reactive protein.
Ask your health care professional about testing levels of C-reactive protein, a marker for inflammation that may be a warning sign of heart disease.