What is C-reactive protein?

Diagnostics
C-reactive protein (CRP) is an acute phase protein belonging to pentraxin family of proteins, whose levels increases 1000-fold or more in concentration in blood during the occurrence of an injury, inflammation or tissue death. It is an acute-phase protein of...
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Influenza Detection and Typing

Diagnostics
Influenza virus belongs to the family Orthomyxoviridae, which is a common contagious pathogen that causes acute respiratory tract illness in humans. Influenza virus can be classified into three types (A, B and C) based on matrix and nucleoproteins, of which...
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What is melanoma?

Diagnostics
Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a cancer that develops from pigment cells called melanocytes. It is commonly occurred in the skin, also in the mucosa, eye choroid and other parts. In Asians and some other people, the primary...
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