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CRP

CRP

abbr.
1. carbon-reinforced plastic
2. C-reactive protein

CRP

A gene on chromosome 1q21-q23 that encodes C-reactive protein, which belongs to the pentaxin family. It is involved in host immune defence due to its ability to recognise foreign pathogens and damaged host cells and trigger their elimination by interacting with humoral and cellular effector systems. Plasma CRP is markedly increased during the acute-phase response to tissue injury, infection or other inflammatory stimuli.

CRP

Lab medicine C-reactive protein, see there.

CRP

Abbreviation for C-reactive protein; cAMP receptor protein.

C-reactive protein (CRP)

A protein present in blood serum in various abnormal states, like inflammation.
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New data from NHANES 1999 and 2000, which used a high-sensitivity C-reactive protein test, allowed us to (a) provide the distribution of C-reactive protein concentrations for US men across the full range of this analyte and (b) examine C-reactive protein distributions among several racial or ethnic groups.
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C-Reactive Protein tests held a significant market share in 2016 due to the broad product portfolio of these assays and reagents.
* Although C-reactive protein tests are not yet routine for patients without autoimmune disorders, you could ask your doctor whether it would make sense to have one in addition to cholesterol tests.
Although C-reactive protein tests have been shown to be better than erythrocyte sedimentation rate in the diagnosis of septic arthritis in children, C-reactive protein tests were not readily available early in this study and therefore were not included in data analysis to avoid any potential bias.
"There's a really important discussion that has to happen in terms of the risks and benefits of treatment, and the cost of giving C-reactive protein tests as well," said Dr.