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C-Reactive Protein

A plasma protein that circulates in increased amounts during inflammation and after tissue damage. C-Reactive Protein measured by more sensitive methods often for coronary heart disease risk assessment is referred to as High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hs-CRP).

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.034.145, D12.776.124.050.120, D12.776.124.486.157

MeSH Unique ID: D002097

Registry Number: 9007-41-4

Entry Terms:

  • C Reactive Protein
  • hsCRP
  • High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein
  • High Sensitivity C Reactive Protein
  • hs-CRP

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