C reactive protein

What is C reactive protein?

It is one of the acute phase proteins. C reactive protein is a type of beta globulin in serum.Its estimation is essential for the evaluation of acute phase response.It is also useful for predicting risk of heart disease. It is produced by liver and rises during inflammation.

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I had a full blood panel done and the only test that came up high was my C-Reactive Protein, which was an 8. What does this mean and what can I do...

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within normal range if normal c reactive protein, high if Hs c reactive pro

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swollen lymphnodes in left side neck and arm pit. 99 fever. flank pain. neg uti and culture. 10.8 wbc. nausea and vomiting. no food for 3 days....

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C reactive protein, possible infection, see doctor for thorough evauation

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Hi and thanks for the query,

Swollen lymph nodes...

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My wife is underweight and as per the recent tests done there are few parameters which needs attention, could you please help me to provide the...

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More tests will be required.

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Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your query. From the report calcium is...

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