C-reactive protein: a new rapid assay for managing infectious disease in primary health care.

@article{Hjortdahl1991CreactivePA,
  title={C-reactive protein: a new rapid assay for managing infectious disease in primary health care.},
  author={Per Hjortdahl and Sverre Landaas and Petter Urdal and Martin Steinbakk and Per Fuglerud and Birte Nygaard},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={1991},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={3-10}
}
Quantitative C-reactive protein (CRP) measurement has become increasingly valuable as a test for rapid diagnosis of infections in hospital medicine. CRP has not obtained the same importance in primary health care. This has, at least partly, been due to methodological difficulties, with no simple or rapid tests with quantitative results available. A new immunometric semi-quantitative assay, NycoCard CRP, has recently been developed. CRP was analysed at the local health centres by the new assay… CONTINUE READING

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