Person—C-reactive protein level (measured), total milligrams per litre N[NN].N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||C-reactive protein level (measured)|
|Synonymous names:||CRP measured|
|Definition:||A person's serum C-reactive protein (CRP) level, measured in milligrams per litre.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—C-reactive protein level (measured)|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||4|
|Unit of measure:||Milligram per litre (mg/L)|
|Unit of measure precision:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
The value should be recorded on a high sensitivity assay.
CRP is used in the assessment of acute phase reaction in inflammatory, infective and neoplastic disorders.
Source and reference attributes
The Royal College of Pathologists of Australia Version 4.0 12th March 2004 ( last accessed 12May 2006). http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/sections/pathologytest.asp?s=33&i=468
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person—C-reactive protein level measured date, DDMMYYYY
See also Person—C-reactive protein level measured time, hhmm
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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