C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Blood Test Explained
The CRP blood test measures the amount of C-reactive protein in your blood and includes an indication of your relative Cardiovascular risk. A high level of CRP in your blood indicates acute infection or inflammation and can be a powerful indicator of heart attack risk.
Following is a sample of the results of the CRP test. The reference interval indicates the normal ranges and the flag indicates a result outside of those ranges.