blood test question hs-CRP

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   Posted 9/30/2008 11:52 PM (GMT -6)   
can anyone tell me the significance of the hsCRP test. I forgot to ask in my last post. but the CRP test I had a few month ago was high so my dr ran the hsCRP it came out to be 5.8 but she didn't say what that meant.
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   Posted 10/1/2008 7:52 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi Mawmaw:

We like the website: to look up bloodwork.


Here is a link to the hs-CRP (hs stands for highly sensative) you refer to:

I hope this helps.


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