Determination of C-reactive protein concentration by the turbidimetric method in diagnostics of viral and bacterial infections

Elle Vardic-Kajtazovic, Altijana Hromic-Jahjefendic


During the flu season that can impair human health, it is difficult to determine whether a patient has a bacterial or viral infection. The C-Reactive Protein marker is one of the markers in laboratory diagnostics that shows inflammatory processes in the body. The purpose of this study was to prove that the CRP marker is an indicator of bacterial infections and that it is presented in higher concentration in patients with bacterial infection than in patients with a viral infection. Therefore it is helpful in the differentiating bacterial infections from viral infections.


C-reactive protein; Inflammation; Bacterial infections; Viral infections; Infections

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