C-reactive protein

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n C-reactive protein a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation
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Usage

In literature:

I want to check your T-cells and certain other markers, like C- reactive protein and homocystine.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

If you meet any of these criteria, your C-reactive protein levels could be too high.
Comment on "Within-Person Variability in High-Sensitivity C- Reactive Protein".
C- reactive protein levels are used as a criterion for initiating statin therapy and are also included in some risk scores for predicting cardiac events.
C- Reactive Protein Not Ideal in Testing for Heart Disease.
If you meet any of these criteria, your C- reactive protein levels could be too high.
He had acute immobilising back pain, raised body temperature, and high C-reactive protein (CRP) concentration.
Comment on "Within-Person Variability in High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein".
The investigators found that the calcium and vitamin D fortified doogh increased levels of the anti- inflammatory substance adiponectin and decreased levels of highly sensitive C-reactive protein, which is a key marker of inflammation .
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