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Synonyms for CRP

a byproduct of inflammation

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The 2nd blood sample for measurement of serum CRP were taken after 72 hours of the first sample.
Earlier, it was observed that CRP and ESR have a positive linear correlation in RA along with high variability but CRP was suggested to be more sensitive marker13.
Another important point with CRP is that although it is one of the earliest acute-phase reactants that increases in level, CRP level higher than 170 mg/dL at 48 hours has been reported to be more valuable for predicting severe acute pancreatitis and pancreatic necrosis than CRP level measurements at any time before 48 hours (7).
Nevertheless, the present results suggested that CRP might contribute to the progression of CAE.
CRP estimation required specialised laboratory equipment, which has now been resolved by using CRP kits.
Hemoglobin, total and differential leukocyte count, chest X-ray (PA view) spirometry, serum creatinine, serum bilirubin, SGPT, urine routine and microscopy, urine sugar and albumin, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and CRP were investigated.
Over the past 30 years, farmers, ranchers, conservationists, hunters, fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts have made CRP one of the most successful conservation programs in the history of the country," said Vilsack.
In most diseases, the CRP value indicate ongoing inflammation more accurately than do other laboratory parametres of inflammation response such as plasma viscosity, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and leucocyte count (LC).
CRP allows eligible landowners to receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource-conserving covers on eligible farmland throughout the duration of their 10 to 15 year contracts.
Researchers measured CRP levels in more than 2,700 men and women 30 to 65 years of age.
reported the exciting discovery that CRP actually binds to LOX-1 in vitro, and they provided evidence that this interaction also takes place in vivo (15, 16).
Jane Armitage, co-author of the paper and Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine, University of Oxford, the findings suggest that the decision to treat a patient with a statin "should be based on an assessment of a patient's overall absolute (cardiovascular) risk," and not the CRP measurement alone.
In the ASCOT-Lipid Lowering Arm, neither baseline nor on-treatment CRP provided any useful information about the efficacy of statin treatment to reduce cardiovascular events beyond LDL cholesterol reduction.
Another study by the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) specifically evaluated CRP levels in asthmatics and those with asthma symptoms and results indicate that participants who were asthmatic and/or showed symptoms had higher levels of CRP.