Point of Care Testing

Point-of-care testing (POCT) or bedside diagnostics is defined as any test that is performed at the time at which the test result help to make a decision leading to an improved health outcome. These are simple medical tests that are performed at the bedside, near the patient, at the clinic, hospital, or at home. Point-of-care … Continue reading Point of Care Testing

C-Reactive Protein Test

What is the CRP test? CRP or c-reactive proteins are one of acute phase reactant proteins, made by the liver in response to inflammation, infection, or tissue destruction in the body. CRP is also released by immune cells such as macrophages, lymphocytes, and many other tissues such as smooth muscle cells, epithelial cells, and adipocytes. … Continue reading C-Reactive Protein Test