CRP(C-REACTIVE PROTEIN)- RAPID SLIDE TEST
Pre-test preparation or requirements
• Sample can be drawn at any time. No fasting or special preparation required.
• Sample should taken in plain vial.
Significance of test
In normal healthy individuals, CRP levels generally do not exceed 6 mgm/L. CRP plays a role in host defence and tissue repair. There is a lag time of 6 -10 hrs between stimulus and rise in serum levels, as compared to a lag time of 24-72 hrs, for other acute phase reactants.