ANTI – CYCLIC CITRULLINATED PEPTIDE ANTIBODIES (ANTI- CCP)
- Anti CCP (Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide) test is also known as Anti Cyclic Citrullinated peptide test or anti-citrulline antibody. This test helps to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis. This test helps to differentiate rheumatoid arthritis from other type of arthritis. It helps to evaluate the prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
- The Anti CCP (Cyclic citrullinated peptide) test is done
- In case of inflammation of joints
- In case of symptoms such as stiffness, pain, limited movement of joints, and swelling in multiple joints