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  • Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP)

    Test Name:Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (CCP)
    Epic Order Code:LAB5071
    CPT Code:86200  
    Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 1.0 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Batch testing; performed once weekly.
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
     Routine: 48 - 72 hours
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Client:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 48 hours. If longer storage is required, freeze sample at -20° C or lower.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Negative
    Additional Information:CCP antibody test is used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis (RA), assess severity, prognosis, and evaluate the likely development of RA in undifferentiated arthritis.