- C-reactive protein (CRP) test measures the presence of C-reactive protein in the blood. CRP is produced by the liver and sent to the bloodstream when inflammation occurs. The C-reactive protein (CRP) Qualitative test is done:
- To identify the presence of inflammation •
- To monitor the treatment response in cases of inflammatory disorders.
- In conditions that cause inflammation such as bacterial infections, sepsis, fungal infection, inflammatory bowel disease, autoimmune disorders such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, and osteomyelitis