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CRP Blood Test Explained

Reviewed By: Dr. Kurt Kloss, MD
Last Reviewed Date: Oct 08, 2018
Last Modified Date: Oct 08, 2018
Published Date: Jul 31, 2017

Order a C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Blood Test Now - Doctor's Order Included.

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.