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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
CRP
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
up to 5 mg/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
An acute phase protein showing very early and sensitive change. High values, typically above five times the upper reference limit, are found with bacterial infections, Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and polymyalgia rheumatica.
Turn around time
Same day (working days)
Last modified: 02/08/2017