Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) Antibodies, IgA, IgG, ELISA

CPT: 86200
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Anti-CCP

Use

The presence of CCP antibodies, when considered in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical findings, is an aid in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Approximately 70% of RA patients are positive for anti-CCP IgG, while only 2% of random blood donors and control subjects are positive.

Methodology

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Collection

Following collection, serum should be separated from the clot.

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; addition of azide or other preservative; heat inactivation

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
164914 CCP Antibodies IgG/IgA 57093-7 164915 CCP Antibodies IgG/IgA units 57093-7

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