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Comparisons of Concentrations of CRP and hs-CRP

Values of CRP in an acute inflammation and hs-CRP in the three ranges of risk for CVD were selected and inserted into the table and graph below to depict these concentration differences.

Laboratory Test

Test Result


CRP10.2 mg/LAcute inflammation
hs-CRP0.5 mg/LLow risk for cardiac disease


1.5 mg/LAverage risk for cardiac disease
hs-CRP3.5 mg/LHigh risk for cardiac disease