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CRP is a weak predictor of coronary heart disease

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 05 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:0-f

Question Is C reactive protein a good predictor of coronary heart disease?

Synopsis C reactive protein is increasingly recommended as a screening test for coronary heart disease (CHD). This large study included healthy men (n = 8888) and women (n = 9681) born between 1907 and 1935 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Patients were recruited between 1967 and 1991 and …

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