C-Reactive Protein (CRP)
How To Prepare
There is no special preparation for a C-reactive protein (CRP) test. You might be asked to not eat or drink for a few hours before the test.
Tell your doctor all of the medicines you are taking because some medicines can affect the results.
Talk to your doctor about any concerns you have regarding the need for the test, its risks, how it will be done, or what the results will mean. To help you understand the importance of this test, fill out the medical test information form (What is a Reference PDF Opens New Window document?).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference March 7, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Reference George Philippides, MD - Cardiology