C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

Last Updated: September 21, 2023

C-Reactive protein is a biomarker of systemic inflammation. It's often used as a marker of cardiovascular disease risk, although it doesn't necessarily contribute directly to cardiovascular conditions.

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Update History
2023-09-21 00:30:04

Overview updated


The previous overview described CRP as a marker of cardiovascular disease, wheras it's better to describe it as a marker of systemic inflammation (and consequently a predictor of cardiovascular disease).

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