C-reactive protein in serum of patients with leprosy.

  title={C-reactive protein in serum of patients with leprosy.},
  author={Alan S. Rabson},
  journal={International journal of Leprosy},
  volume={23 2},
An abnormal serum protein, called the C-reactive protein (CRP), has been observed in a wide variety of inflammatory processes. This abnormal constituent of serum was first described in 1930 by Tillett nnd Francis (13). who found that the somatic C polysaccharide of the pneumococcus formed a precipitate when added to the sera of patients with acute… CONTINUE READING