BACKGROUND: Both C-reactive protein and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels are elevated in persons at risk for cardiovascular events.
What does C-RP stand for?
C-RP stands for C-Reactive Protein (blood)
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We have 534 other meanings of C-RP in our Acronym Attic
- Carotid-to-Radial (physiology)
- Concentration-Tension Response (pharmacology)
- 13-cis-retinoic acid
- Counter Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar
- Cooperative Research, Education and Extension Management System
- Centralized Reprocurement
- Certified Real Estate Pricing Specialist (National Association of Broker Price Opinion Professionals)
- Collaborative Readiness Problem Solving System
- Counter-Reconnaissance, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition
- Cross-Reference List
- Candidate-Rendezvous Point (PIM)
- Central Rating of Perceived Exertion
- Carpatho-Rusyn Society (various locations; also seen as CRS)
- Counter-Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition
- Cisplatinum with Radiation Therapy (oncology)
- Collaborative Research at Undergraduate Institutions
- Cheek-Shoulder (ASL)
- Churge-Strauss Vasculitis (internal medicine)
- Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcal (microbiology)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The effects of rose hip (Rosa canina) on plasma antioxidative activity and C-reactive protein in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and normal controls: A prospective cohort study.
The mean C-reactive protein concentration also increased significantly (p < 0.
The researchers then measured the teens blood levels of C-reactive protein about 8 months later.
SAN DIEGO -- Patients with normal lipid levels but elevated C-reactive protein showed a 48% reduction in the risk of stroke when taking rosuvastatin, according to a study presented at the International Stroke Conference.
C-reactive protein (CRP) was first discovered in 1930 when a protein in the serum of patients with Streptococcus pneumoniae was found to precipitate and bind to the C-polysaccharide derived from the pneumococcal cell wall (1).