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Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Antibody (IgG)


Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Antibody (IgG) – A synthetic circular peptide containing citrulline called CCP IgG (cyclic citrullinated peptide) has been found to be better at discriminating Rheumatoid Arthritis patients from patients with other diseases such as hepatitis C infection. Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification Criteria include CCP IgG Antibody, rheumatoid factor, C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). Approximately 70% of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis are positive for Anti-CCP IgG, while only about 2% of random blood donors and disease controls subjects are positive. Synonyms: Anti-CCP, Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) IgG,CCP, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Antibody IgG.

Immunoassay (IA)
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 4 Day(s), Refrigerated – 7 Day(s), Frozen – 30 Day(s).

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