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BOF 24
C reactive protein (CRP) and ESR, all are true except
1-CRP as an acute phase reactant, closely mirrors the degree of inflammatory processes
2-CRP is the single most useful direct measure of the acute phase responses (APR)
3-ESR is an indirect measure of the APR
4-ESR is characteristically very low in hear failure and sickle cell disease
5-in SLE, the ESR and CRP are high during a relapse


 

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