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   Posted 2/15/2014 6:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Are you suppose to fast before a CRP and ESR tests? I had these done and I did not fast and I also took 2 aspirins the day before the tests. My results were normal but I'm worried maybe their not accurate since I did not fast and I took the aspirins.

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   Posted 2/15/2014 10:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm not sure....
Read up on the tests at
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   Posted 2/15/2014 11:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks I'll look at their website.

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   Posted 2/16/2014 1:42 PM (GMT -6)   
From your forum lupie with a BS in Medical Technology (hospital lab) you don't need to fast for an ESR or CRP. Also aspirin will not alter the values. Love, Butterflake
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