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Person—C-reactive protein level (measured), total milligrams per litre N[NN].N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termC-reactive protein level (measured)
Synonymous names:Help on this termCRP measured
METeOR identifier:Help on this term338256
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/10/2008
Definition:Help on this termA person's serum C-reactive protein (CRP) level, measured in milligrams per litre.
Data Element Concept:Person—C-reactive protein level (measured)

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN].N
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
999.9Not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Help on this termMilligram per litre (mg/L)
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term1

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Collection and usage attributes

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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

Reference documents:Help on this term

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 

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See also Person—C-reactive protein level measured date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/10/2008

See also Person—C-reactive protein level measured time, hhmm Health, Standard 01/10/2008

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