Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 26, 2023 @ 9:13 am


Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide 3 Antibody, IgG (CCP3)

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Microbial Contamination
  • Particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA)
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86200
Interpretive Data:

CCP3 Reference Range:
<20 Units Negative
20-39 Units Weak Positive
40-59 Units Moderate Positive
>59 Units Strong Positive

Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP), IgG antibodies are present in about 69-83 percent of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and have specificities of 93-95 percent. These autoantibodies may be present in the preclinical phase of disease, are associated with future RA development, and may predict radiographic joint destruction. Patients with weak positive results should be monitored and testing repeated.
  • 2939 - CCP3 ANTIBODY IgG
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