Limited clinical utility of high-sensitivity plasma C-reactive protein assays

Bruce Campbell*, Tony Badrick, Robert Flatman, David Kanowski

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Many recent studies have shown a relationship between plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations and risk of cardiovascular disease. However, the intraindividual variation in plasma CRP concentrations is large. Use of plasma CRP measurement in individual patients is like]y to result in many being misclassified in their risk status. Use of repeated measurements is not a practical solution to this problem.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-88
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Clinical Biochemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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