THIS IS A BLOOD DRAW TEST THAT IS PERFORMED AT A LABCORP PATIENT SERVICE CENTER NEAR YOU.
CRP is an acute phase reactant, which can be used as a test for inflammatory diseases, infections, and neoplastic diseases. Progressive increases correlate with increases of inflammation/injury. CRP is a more sensitive, rapidly responding indicator than ESR. CRP may be used to detect early postoperative wound infection and to follow therapeutic response to anti-inflammatory agents. Recent reports have indicated that a highly sensitive version of the CRP assay may be used as an additional indicator for susceptibility to cardiac disease.
A LABCORP REQUISITION FORM WILL BE PROVIDED AT CHECK-OUT. BRING THAT FORM TO A LABCORP PATIENT SERVICE CENTER TO HAVE YOUR BLOOD DRAWN.