Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody

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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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