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Overview of High Sensitive CRP
What is High Sensitive CRP?
Highly sensitive CRP is a test used to evaluate a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease. CRP is a protein that increases in the blood as a result of any inflammation and is a marker for atherosclerosis.
The sample type collected for High Sensitive CRP is: Blood
Preparation for High Sensitive CRP
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for High Sensitive CRP?
There is no clear consensus globally for utility of this test. Your doctor might order this test:
- If you have high risk factors for heart disease like age, family history of heart disease, smoking, high cholesterol, etc. (or males over the age of 50 and women over the age of 60 years)
What Results of High Sensitive CRP mean?
The test evaluates your risk for heart diseases:
- For low risk patients, the score is less than 1.0 mg/L (milligram per liter)
- For average risk patients, the score is between 1.0 and 3.0 mg/L
- For high risk patients, the score is above 3.0 mg/L
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