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Test Code CCP Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Reporting Name

Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Ab, S

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

 

Differentiating RA from other connective tissue diseases that may present with arthritis

Testing Algorithm

See Connective Tissue Disease Cascade (CTDC) in Special Instructions.

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Required

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Reference Values

<20.0 U (negative)

20.0-39.9 U (weak positive)

40.0-59.9 U (positive)

≥60.0 U (strong positive)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86200

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Reporting Name LOINC Code
CCP Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Ab, S 32218-0