C-reactive protein

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for C-reactive protein

a byproduct of inflammation


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
C-reactive protein levels were 23% lower after treatment with glucosamine/chondroitin in comparison with the placebo.
Long-term raised C-reactive protein is a known risk factor for diseases such as coronary heart disease and type II diabetes.
Ho, investigates the ability of C-reactive protein and coronary artery calcium (CAC) to predict the presence of obstructive coronary artery stenoses.
C-reactive protein levels were significantly lower in post- test compared to pretest (p = 0.
Serum amyloid a protein and C-reactive protein in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia.
Disease Activity Score 28(DAS28) using C-reactive protein underestimates disease activity and overestimates EULAR response criteria compared with DAS28 using erythrocyte sedimentation rate in a large observational cohort ofrheumatoid arthritis patients in Japan.
Coli becomes permeable, allowing recombinant C-Reactive Protein to be excreted without cell lysis.
Prospective study of C-reactive protein and the risk of future cardiovascular events among apparently healthy women.
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.
C-reactive protein (CRP) was first discovered in 1930 when a protein in the serum of patients with Streptococcus pneumoniae was found to precipitate and bind to the C-polysaccharide derived from the pneumococcal cell wall (1).
These markers include C-Reactive Protein, B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, D-Dimer, and other markers of inflammation.
In monitoring the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein and C-reactive protein have been used as indices, (1-3) and several approaches to data analysis have been applied to assist clinicians in evaluating disease risk associated with these parameters.
Laboratory tests showed increases in (normal values are shown in parentheses) C-reactive protein (CRP) 40 mg/L (<9), creatine kinase (CK) 224 U/L (<170), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) 244 U/L (<240), and myoglobin 416 ng/mL (<90).
Current guidelines for predicting heart disease rely on cholesterol levels and measuring levels of C-reactive protein, another marker of inflammation.
In a study of people who were taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, those whose levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) fell below 2 milligrams per liter of blood (mg/L) had a 28 percent lower risk of a heart attack or death from heart disease than those whose CRP levels stayed at 2 mg/L or higher.