Blood Sciences Test


C-reactive Protein (CRP)

Specimen

Serum

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Units

mg/L

Reference Range

0 – 5 mg/L

Test Usage

This is a non-specific inflammatory protein, the concentrations of which are elevated in many conditions. Very high levels (>100 mg/l) are suggestive of  possible bacterial infection.

Availability

Local test

Turnaround Time

1 day

Can be added on to an existing request up to 4 days following sample receipt

Specimen Labelling Procedure