False about CRP is:
|B||Appears in acute cases of pneumonia|
|C||Produced in hepatocytes|
|D||Used as index of response to treatment in Rheumatic fever|
|E||Persists as inflammation subsides|
Other acude phase produced are haptogtobulon Ceralophasm (SK Gupta)
a. C-reactive protein is an acute phase protein, which is produced by hepatocytes in response to various acute infections or inflammatory conditions. Other acute phase proteins are haptoglobulins, ceruloplasmins.
b. It is a beta globulin (not an immunoglubilin), which reacts with carbohydrate antigen of pneumococci.
c. It is detected by Ring Precipitation or slide agglutination tests. It can also be detected by nephelometry.
d. It tapers as inflammation subsides. . It is also used as an index of response to treatment in rheumatic fever.