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View Poll Results: regarding CRP, which of the following is FALSE?
c-reactive protein is rapidly degraded ex-vivo, requiring prompt analysis after a blood draw 3 50.00%
the half-life of CRP is 19 hours, making its detection in blood easy 1 16.67%
c-reactive protein is a marker of disease activity in many inflammatory and infectious diseases 0 0%
the World Health Organization has set standards for measuring CRP 2 33.33%
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Old September 1st, 2002, 14:45
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regarding CRP, which of the following is FALSE?

The FALSE answer is that CRP is rapidly degraded ex-vivo. The authors state the CRP is a near perfect marker for inflammation. In is not degraded ex-vivo, has a long half-life, and standards have been established by the World Health Organization.
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