Biological variation of myeloperoxidase.

  title={Biological variation of myeloperoxidase.},
  author={Marita Dednam and Barend Christiaan Vorster and Johan Bernard Ubbink},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  volume={54 1},
Myeloperoxidase (MPO)1 has been shown to play a role in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease. It is released from activated neutrophils at sites of vascular damage and has been shown to increase in atherosclerotic plaques before the onset of myocardial injury (1). Elevations in MPO occur independently of C-reactive protein (CRP) and other markers of inflammation, and it has been suggested as a marker of risk in patients who have high as well as low cardiac troponin T concentrations and… CONTINUE READING