Shubham Bhatnagar

Dr, Department of Community Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical, India


  • Review Article   
    A Review Article on C-Reactive Protein (CRP) As a Biomarker Indicator in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 in India
    Author(s): Shubham Bhatnagar*

    Introduction: COVID-19 has been the most widely talked about disease owing to its virulence factors and higher replicability. It has been linked to many conditions such as metabolic distress, fever, dry cough, nausea, dyspnoea, myalgia, inflammatory disease, and autoimmune disorders. Since its discovery as an acute phase super molecule, C-reactive protein is a known general indicator for tissue injury and inflammation. Objective: To investigate the diagnostic accuracy of CRP in early recognition of severely hospitalized COVID patients. Methodology: PubMed and Google scholars databases were searched electronically for suitable keywords and 11 publications were shortlisted for this review. Observations: High CRP levels indicate undergoing inflammation and deterioration in admitted patients. Therefore, high levels indicate poor prognosis if timely interve.. Read More»

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