What is a CRP Test?
The CRP Test measures the CRP (C-Reactive Protein) level.
Why is a CRP test important?
C-Reactive Protein is an inflammatory marker in the body. In large studies, patients with elevated CRP levels showed a 2-3 times increase in the risk of a heart attack.
What type of CRP test is this?
This CRP test is considered a cardiac, also known as high-sensitivity, CRP test.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This CRP Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.