A blood test which assesses chronic low-level inflammation in the body which is a risk factor for heart disease.
Number of Test Involved: 1
This test is recommended if you are in good health with no obvious inflammatory symptoms (such as arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease or asthma) to determin your personal risk of heart disease. This is especially useful when used on conjuction with our Cholesterol test.
C-reactive protein (CRP) is measure to asses inflammation in the body. This can be used to identify infections or other medical conditions. Particularly the CRP high-sensitivity (HS) test can be used to evaluate the risk of developing coronary artery disease.