The CRP blood test appears to be as powerful as cholesterol measurements in estimating a person's risk of having a heart attack or stroke, according to new research.
The test measures levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) which produced by the body as part of the process of inflammation. Elevated concentrations of CRP appear to identify individuals at increased risk of cardiovascular disease even when their cholesterol levels are normal.
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