Anti CCP Antibodies
Anti-CCP antibodies, or anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies are molecules which target certain proteins in the body for destruction.This test is commonly used to distinguish rheumatoid arthritis from other types of arthritis.
What might a high result mean?
Anti-CCP antibodies are found in people with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. They can also be found in psoriatic arthritis, Sjögren's syndrome lupus.