Anti Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (Anti CCP), Serum
- Reporting Time:
- 6 Hrs
- Specimen Type:
- Home Collection:
To diagnose and evaluate the prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis and to differentiate it from other types of arthritis.
When RA is suspected with joint inflammation.
1) Is CCP antibody test a routine test?
No. CCP antibody test is done only in individuals with clinical signs suggesting RA or in patients with undifferentiated arthritis.
2) What are other additional tests required to evaluate RA?
ESR, CRP, CBC, analysis of joint fluid (synovial fluid), antinuclear antibody (ANA) testing.