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  • c-reactive protein (qualitative)
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Sample type:
Gender: Both
Age group: All age group
C-reactive protein (CRP) test measures the presence of C-reactive protein in the blood. CRP is produced by the liver and sent to the bloodstream when inflammation occurs. The C-reactive protein (CRP) Qualitative test is done: • To identify the presence of inflammation • To monitor the treatment response in cases of inflammatory disorders • In conditions that cause inflammation such as bacterial infections, sepsis, fungal infection, inflammatory bowel disease, autoimmune disorders such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, and osteomyelitis

Frequently asked questions

To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to form a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. After cleaning, the needle is inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
The serious symA. Yes, please inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines or supplements as it might interfere with the test results.ptoms of a bacterial infection include fever, chills, rapid breathing, rapid heart rate, nausea, and vomiting.
Both the tests are used to measure C-reactive protein (CRP) but they diagnose different conditions. CRP test is used to diagnose conditions that can cause inflammation while the hs-CRP test is used to assess the risk of heart disease.
The factors which can cause a rise in levels of CRP include cigarette smoking, obesity, and lack of physical inactivity or exercise.
The conditions which can cause high levels of c-reactive protein include the presence of inflammation in the body, bacterial infection, and chronic inflammatory disease.
The conditions which can cause high levels of c-reactive protein include the presence of inflammation in the body, bacterial infection, and chronic inflammatory disease.
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