C-Reactive Protein (CRP)
What To Think About
C-reactive protein can be found with this test within a few hours of an inflammation response. So a higher-than-normal CRP level shows a current inflammation. The CRP level drops back to normal when the inflammation goes away.
|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