A C-Reaction Protein test can be used to detect or monitor inflammation-causing conditions. These are some of them:
- Bacterial infections, such as sepsis, are a serious and often fatal condition.
- An infection caused by a fungus
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a condition in which the intestines swell and bleed.
- Lupus or rheumatoid arthritis are examples of autoimmune diseases.
- Osteomyelitis is a type of bone infection.