Cardiac CRP Cardiac CRP

Cardiac CRP

$ 56.99

Also known as:

High-sensitivity CRP; Ultra-sensitive CRP

Formal name:

High-sensitivity C-reactive Protein

Related tests:

Lipid Profile, Cardiac Risk AssessmentLp-PLA2

Were you looking for the CRP test, used to evaluate general inflammation?

Why Get Tested?

To assess your risk of developing cardiovascular disease

When to Get Tested?

No current consensus exists on when to get tested; hs-CRP is most often ordered in conjunction with other tests that are performed to assess risk of heart disease, such as alipid profile (cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL-C, LDL-C).

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

You may be instructed to fast for 9-12 hours before the blood sample is taken if a lipid profile also is going to be done at the same time.