Blood Sciences Test


Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP) antibodies

Specimen

Serum

Special Instructions

Minimum sample volume: 3 ml

Reference Range

IgG CCP antibodies:

  • Negative: <17  U/ml

Test Usage

CCP antibodies is a specialised test for Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine use only.

If clinical suspicion of rheumatoid arthritis, with evidence of active synovitis, please refer to Rheumatology. Serology not recommended prior to referral unless recommended by Rheumatology.

Turnaround time

14 days

Availability

In House

Assayed By

Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Wonford).

Accreditation

Please note this test is not UKAS accredited

Specimen Labelling Procedure