Protein C and Protein S Test - Normal, High, Low

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What do they test for. What's the name.
Protein C and S are tests for excessive clotting disorder, or e excessive hypercoagulable disorder. It causes the formation of blood clots.
I always test at a high range for c-reactive protein I was told previously that it was elevated due to inflammation and I should not worry but now I read that it can be related to blood clotting and I have a HX of blood clots the most recent was 10/2016 PE. I took warfarin for 6 months but now I wonder if I should have continued taking it since my C-reactive proteins are still coming up high
Let me explain. C reactive protein is a protein produced by your liver during acute body stress, most commonly inflammation. Elevation of CRP can be seen in the setting of inflammation, heart disease, rheumatic disorders, blood clots, or even cancers. Thus it is quite non-specific.

CRP should not be used as an indicator of whether you should continue warfarin or not. This should be assessed by a physician. CRP is by no means a factor to consider when making the decision.
Elevated CRP can signal many different conditions, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, infection, and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease. The chronic inflammation behind an elevated CRP level may also be influenced by genetics, a sedentary lifestyle, too much stress, and exposure to environmental toxins such as secondhand tobacco smoke. Diet has a huge impact, particularly one that contains a lot of refined, processed and manufactured foods. Whether you should take warfarin has nothing to do with the CRP level. If you have risk factors for a second PE or blood clots at other sites, then you should continue warfarin, regardless of the CRP.
What do they test for. What's the name.
Protein C and S are tests for excessive clotting disorder, or e excessive hypercoagulable disorder. It causes the formation of blood clots.
I am 60 yr old female that suffers with degenative joint disease and disc deteroration disease.  I also have metalosis.  My c- reactive test  is plus 1.0 I am already scheduled for surgefy for sever canal narrowing of 5, 6, 7 s of upper spine1.0 . my chromium level in blood stream is 1.5 and colbalt 1.0. Can you explain  it in english that i understand
Your C-reactive protein level is within normal range. I am curious to know why you checked for chromium and colbalt level? Testing these would do little help to your diseases nor your surgery.
Is 0.228 a low protein to low protein. What's normal protein in the body
What level is your protein supposed to be at in the body
6 to 8.3 g/dL
What's the unit of your value? Normal protein is 6-8.3 g/dL or close, this is commonly used range for most labs. If stated in g/mL, it could be 0.6-0.83 g/ml, however it's less frequently used.
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