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What is the definition or description of: c-reactive protein?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Blood test: A blood test used to detect and diagnose bacterial infectious disease, postsurgical wound infection, and inflammatory disorders such as acute rheumatic fever and rheumatoid arthritis. In addition, it is used as an adjunct in detecting acute bacterial meningitis in an acutely febrile child and as an aid to evaluation of patients with acute myocardial infarction.

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What is the importance of c-reactive protein?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Indicator of : Inflammation. C-reactive protein is one of the acute phase reactants and increases in many conditions with inflammation, including infections. High sensitivity CRP tests are used as a marker for risk of cardiac disease.
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What is the definition or description of: protein?

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Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Large molecules: Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, structural, and many others.
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How can I lower my c-reactive protein?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Lower your cholester: Lower you cholesterol or take a statin.

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