CRP (C Reactive Protein) $45
Also Known As: CRP
The C-reactive protein (CRP) test measures the amount of CRP in your blood. A type of protein that is associated with inflammation in the body, CRP is measured using a small blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm.
Your doctor might order a CRP test if you have symptoms of inflammation. Doctors also use CRP levels to guide treatment of a bacterial infection or to monitor inflammatory processes that occur in some autoimmune diseases.