What is C-Reactive Protein?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Blood tests

C-reactive protein is a protein found in the blood, the levels rise in response to inflammation. Its role is to bind to phosphocholine expressed on the surface of dead or dying cells, and some types of bacteria in order to activate the complement system.

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