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Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody

Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
Anti-CCP antibodies, ACPA.

Rationale
To assist in diagnosing and monitoring rheumatoid arthritis.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

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

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425107/all/Anticyclic_Citrullinated_Peptide_Antibody.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425107/all/Anticyclic_Citrullinated_Peptide_Antibody. Accessed June 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425107/all/Anticyclic_Citrullinated_Peptide_Antibody
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425107/all/Anticyclic_Citrullinated_Peptide_Antibody.
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