J Am Board Fam Med 2021 Sep-Oct;34(5):974-983
From the Department of Internal Medicine, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (VA-C, BS, AG-Q); Primary Care Center, A Estrada, Spain (CF-M, JS-C); Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (MA-S, FG).
Background: Measurements of C-reactive protein (CRP) concentration and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) are frequently ordered jointly in clinical practice.
Aim: To investigate the factors associated with discordances between CRP concentration and ESR in adults.
Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of 1472 adults with no known inflammatory disorders (44. Read More