A 31-year-old member asked:
how crp (c-reactive protein) can be marker of the immune system?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered
48 years experience Pathology
Marker of : Inflammation. Elevated CRP is an indicator of inflammation, including that due to infections. It is one of the acute phase reactants. It helps in clearing some of the microbes. High sensitivity CRP test is used to assess risk of cardiac disease.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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