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.
We will arrange for you to have your blood samples taken at our London laboratory as the sample for this test has to analysed immediately after being taken.
Same day appointments are available in London. Blood samples can be taken within 30 minutes of placing your order!
Samples are analysed at a private accredited laboratory.
Interpretation of Results
Abnormal results will be explained and relevant advice provided.
Your personalised Helpline Card will allow you access free confidential medical advice.
Blood Sample Kit
A specially labelled blood sample collection kit containing everything needed by a nurse or doctor to take the blood sample. The kit will be unique and coded specifically to you.
A Medical History & Lifestyle questionnaire is included with this test. It covers important areas such as illness, injuries, medical conditions, medication, family health history and much more.
The Medical History & Lifestyle questionnaire provides us with vital information which can affect how your results are interpreted and what advice you receive.
Copy of Laboratory Results
You will have secure online access to your medical reports and results held on our secure web servers. If required, we will also send you a hard copy by post.
Our web servers are secure and protected by the latest SSL certificate. The 128bit SSL encryption assures that information is kept private between our web servers and your web browser.
This test will require a sample to be taken by appointment at our London lab.
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