PhenX Logo
please waitPlease Wait...
PhenX Logo
My Toolkit
Log In
Register

Review Measure

Essential Measures are only those items that are critical to the collection of the Measure or are necessary for the interpretation of results. Essential Measures are integral to the Measure. Without such information the data collected would be incomplete and/or misleading.
An additional PhenX Measure that the user may find helpful based on the selection of a particular PhenX Measure. Related PhenX Measures can include additional Measures that are needed to calculate a Derived Variable (e.g., Weight and Height are needed to calculate BMI), Measures that are commonly used in presentations and publications to present the value of the chosen Measures (e.g., Height and Weight by Race and Ethnicity), Measures that are conceptually related to the chosen Measure (e.g., Current Educational Attainment is conceptually related to Annual Family Income and Arm Span is conceptually related to Height), Measures that are physiologically and/or biologically related to the chosen Measure (e.g., Stroke and Heart Disease). Related PhenX Measures are suggestions only.
The Collections are an alternative to the research domains for browsing the PhenX Measures. Measures that are related by a specific topic are grouped together.

Browse » Collections » Mental Health Research » Early Psychosis Translational Research Collection » C-Reactive Protein in Serum

Browse Previous MeasureBrowse Next Measure
Measure: C-Reactive Protein in Serum   #660600  About

Definition: This protocol provides instructions for drawing, processing, and storing blood according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and uses the latex-enhanced nephelometry to quantify C-reactive protein present in serum.

Purpose: C-reactive protein (CRP) is a common biomarker of inflammation and tissue damage. Elevated levels are common among people with chronic inflammatory conditions but are also useful to measure an acute response. CRP is a nonspecific indicator, although it has recently been shown to be potentially predictive of a psychotic event.

Protocols:

Keywords:

2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, NHANES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, National Center for Health Statistics, NCHS, early psychosis, assay for Cytokine Panel 12, glutathione, C-reactive protein, CRP, inflammation

Measure Release Date: January 17, 2017

* Adding this measure to My Toolkit will add all protocols associated with this measure.

« Back To Measures List


Site maintained by RTI International Home   |   Browse   |   Search   |   My Toolkit   |   Feedback Release: November 28, 2017, Ver 22.0