Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Anitbody (IgG)

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 11173

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance: A synthetic circular peptide containing citrulline called CCP IgG (cyclic citrullinated peptide) has been found to be better at discriminating Rheumatoid Arthritis patients from other patients than either the perinuclear autoantibody test or the test for rheumatoid factor. 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.

Alternative Name(s): Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) IgG, CCP, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Antibody IgG

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 days

Rejection Criteria: Plasma, gross hemolysis, gross lipemia

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