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Measuring hsCRP—An Important Part of a Comprehensive Risk Profile or a Clinically Redundant Practice?

  • James P. McCormack mail,

    jmccorma@interchange.ubc.ca

    Affiliation: Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • G. Michael Allan

    Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Published: February 02, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000196

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To the point

Posted by louisandrelacasse on 05 Feb 2010 at 23:02 GMT

Drs McCormack and Allan make a very convincing argument that hsCRP adds nothing to our assesment of CV risk. Their well deserved five stars should still glow long after JUPITER has vanished from our clinical universe.

No competing interests declared.