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C-reactive protein

C-reactive protein

C-reactive protein: The C-reactive protein is a blood test that detects a protein produced from the liver and which indicates acute, systemic inflammation. This test is performed to monitor disease progression, not to diagnose a particular disease.

C-reactive protein: Other Names

Other names for C-reactive protein include:

Symptoms Associated with C-reactive protein

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with C-reactive protein:

Diseases Associated with C-reactive protein

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with C-reactive protein:

Descriptions of C-reactive protein

C-reactive protein: A plasma protein that circulates in increased amounts during inflammation and after tissue damage.
Source: Diseases Database

Basic Information: C-reactive protein

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'C-reactive protein' may be involved.

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