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A 24-year-old female asked:

Would high cortisol cause a high crp or would elevated crp cause high cortisol in blood tests?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
No to both: Spot cortisol levels are of limited usefulness. Nobody really knows what to make of C-reactive protein except in a few special cases anyway.
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