MedSchool: Ace Your OSCEsThe Medical Company
GET - On the App Store
Test Findings

Anti-CCP Antibodies

April 24th, 2019


Anti-CCP antibodies are autoantibodies to cyclic citrullinated peptide, which is generally present in rheumatoid arthritis.
    • Normal Range

    • <10 U/mL
  • Causes of Elevated Anti-CCP Titre

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Inflammatory myopathies
  • Active TB
  • Pearls

  • 70% sensitive and 95% specific for rheumatoid arthritis, therefore a negative test does not rule out RA
  • Generally interpreted with rheumatoid factor as the two tests together are more predictive
Want more info like this?
  • Your electronic clinical medicine handbook
  • Guides to help pass your exams
  • Tools every medical student needs
  • Quick diagrams to have the answers, fast
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
Sign Up Now

Snapshot: Initialising...