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C-reactive protein (crp)

c-reactive protein (crp)

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The test detects the presence of CRP in blood. CRP is produced by the liver in response to inflammatory conditions, like infection, trauma, heart and autoimmune diseases. The test also helps in monitoring treatment post infection and inflammation. Book the CRP test at an affordable price and get a free home sample collection.

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Technician from Thyrocare will be assigned for a free home sample collection after booking confirmation.
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Sample will be collected by our technician at your address at given slot.
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Soft copy reports will be sent to your email address within 24 to 48 hours of samples reaching the lab.

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FAQ

C-Reactive Protein is a type of protein produced by the liver, it is associated with inflammation, and this test can help in guiding treatment options for inflammation and infection by measuring the amount of CRP in blood.

CRP is a marker of inflammation, hence you may opt for this test to check for bacterial and viral infection when you have signs of inflammation like pain, redness, swelling, or fever To monitor chronic autoimmune diseases To monitor treatment effectiveness for chronic inflammatory conditions

The intravenous blood sample is used for this test. There is no special preparation required before getting this test. However, you are suggested to avoid anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular drugs at least 24 hrs before the test, as they may cause fluctuations in the levels of CRP

While getting a CRP test, you may also consider mentioned tests ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) CBC (Complete Blood Count) Procalcitonin ASO (Antistreptolysin O)

You can visit our nearest center for this test. Yes, you can now get this test at the comfort of your home, while booking this test you can opt for our home collection services.

High sensitivity (hs-CRP) is ideally used to assess risk associated with heart disease. The technique used for testing hs-CRP is more sensitive; hence it can measure even the slightest levels of elevations in its value.

CRP is a non-specific test that can only indicate the presence of inflammation or infection; it cannot determine the cause behind it.

A high level of CRP is linked with heart diseases. Also, people with a history of heart attacks have been found to have high levels of CRP.

Strenuous activity, heavyweight training, and the long run can cause a sudden increase in CRP levels, hence it is recommended to avoid such activities at least 24 hours before the test.

A high value of CRP is just one of the risk factors for heart disease; however other tests can be done to confirm the condition.

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