Cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies
Ambient (8 - 24 degrees Celsius)
100 uL serum - minimum, 1 mL serum - required. Store in fridge
<5 units = Negative
>/=5 units = Positive
$86.04 (Exclusive of GST)
Anti-CCP antibodies - Interpretation
May be positive in some sero negative RA patients and appear earlier than RF in RA.
Anti-CCP antibodies are not raised in infection or in cryoglobulinaemia.
Anti-CCP antibodies may predict more erosive disease.
Immunology at CHLabs uses the second generation CCP kit.
Batched at least weekly