Anti-CCPThe daily pain, stiffness and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis can go undiagnosed for months causing permanent damage to your body. Cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) antibodies are frequently detected in the blood of people with rheumatoid arthritis. The Anti-CCP test through LifeLabs can help diagnose rheumatoid arthritis at its earliest stages to prevent damage and improve long-term quality of life.
About Anti-CCP testing
Who is this test for?
Anyone can get rheumatoid arthritis, but the risk increases with age and most commonly develops between the ages of 40 and 60. If you are experiencing symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis, or have a family history of rheumatoid arthritis, The Anti-CCP test may be the right test for you.
What is this test used for?
The Anti-CCP test is a blood test that detects the presence of antibodies directed against the body’s cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP). These antibodies are frequently detected in the blood of people with rheumatoid arthritis. The Anti-CCP test is a highly accurate test and can diagnose the rheumatoid arthritis at a very early stage, sometimes years before the development of symptoms.
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Test Turnaround Time
Results available to ordering physician within 2 weeks
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