Elmi Laboratories

C Reactive Protein blood test

Normal Reference Range

<5 mg/L

Test Information

An IL-6-mediated acute phase reactant, CRP blood tests are proportionally correlated with inflammatory responses. Increases in circulating CRP have been shown to be associated with the emergence of Type 1 DM and ischemic heart disease as well as the deterioration of pre-existing systemic diseases.

Clinical Indications

CRP blood test is a prognostic marker in acute inflammatory states Diagnostic for presence of underlying infection.

Sample Required

5mL serum sample tube is required for the CRP blood test

Min. sample volume


Special Instructions and Precautions

Not applicable

Time Limits For Retrospective Testing

5 days

Any factors affecting the test

Not applicable

Turnaround Time

4 hrs

Referral centre (if applicable)

Not applicable

Test Code


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