C-Reactive protein high sensitivity

Keywords: High sensitivity CRP, CRP HS

Specimen:

5 mL blood in plain tube.

Method:

Immunoassay

Reference Interval:

Consult pathologist

Application:

Prediction of cardiovascular risk and recurrent events in patients with known coronary heart disease.

Interpretation:

Elevated CRP levels as measured in the highly sensitive assay predicts increased risk of cardiovascular risk in primary prevention populations.

Reference:

Yeh ET. Clinical Cardiology 28(9) 408-12 2005.