Antibodies, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Anti-CCP antibodies, ACPA.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing and monitoring rheumatoid arthritis.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.

Normal Findings:
IgG Ab (Method: Immunoassay, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay [ELISA])

NegativeLess than 20 units
Weak positive20–39 units
Moderate positive40–59 units
Strong positive60 units or greater

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