High Sensitivity CRP
Last updated: Wednesday, 19, September, 2007
5mL blood in plain tube.
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Prediction of cardiovascular risk and recurrant events in patients with known coronary heart disease.
Elevated CRP levels as measured in the highly sensitive assay predicts increased risk of cardiovascular risk in primary prevention populations.
Yeh ET. High sensitivity C reactive protien as risk assessment tool for cardiovascular disease. Clinical Cardiology 28(9) 408-12 2005.