C Reactive Protein blood test
Normal Reference Range
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.
CRP blood test is a prognostic marker in acute inflammatory states Diagnostic for presence of underlying infection.
5mL serum sample tube is required for the CRP blood test
Min. sample volume
Special Instructions and Precautions
Time Limits For Retrospective Testing
Any factors affecting the test
Referral centre (if applicable)