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CYCLIC CITRULLINE PEP AB, IGG

Test Code
CCPABG 
 
SynonymsAnti-CCP; CCP Ab; CCP, IgG; Citrulline Antibody; CYCLIC CITRULLINATED PEPTIDE ANTIBODY IGG
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum separator tube (gold, brick, SST, or corvac)
Supply Item Numberpicture1467
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume0.5 mL
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells ASAP, transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube, and refrigerate.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRoom Temp 2 days  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 year  
Unacceptable ConditionSeverely hemolyzed; severely lipemic; contaminated samples and body fluids
CPT Codes86200
Interface Order Code83520.Z51
Billing CodeCCPABG
Test ScheduleTue-Sat
Turnaround Time2-4 days
MethodChemiluminescence Assay
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Ab, IgGNegative< 20CU
Positive> = 20
Approximately 70% of patients with RA are positive for CCP IgG, while only 2% of random blood donors and disease controls are positive. The diagnostic value of antibodies to CCP in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis patients has not been determined.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o83520.Z51Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide AB, IgG
r83520.Z51Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide AB, IgG83520.Z51Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide AB, IgGEU 33935-8

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