Formal Name of the Test:
Other Names Used:
Cardiac C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Cardiac CRP, CRP, Cardiac, CRP, High Sensitivity, High-sensitivity CRP; hs-CRP; Cardio CRP. It is useful in predicting risk for cardiovascular disease.
The high sensitivity CRP test detects lower amounts of CRP, a protein released into the blood, than the standard CRP test.
There is no need for any prior preparation.
Test Performed at:
Quest Diagnostics, Test Code 571
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