About Anti ccp antibodies
What are anti-CCP antibodies?
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti-CCP) are antibodies which target and attack cells in the lining of joints, causing joint inflammation.
Antibodies are proteins typically produced by the immune system to target and protect against harmful entities. In some cases, the immune system can malfunction, producing antibodies which target and attack the body’s own cells. Disorders caused by this process are called autoimmune diseases.
Anti-CCP antibodies are associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Why take the test?
This test checks for the presence of anti-CCP antibodies in the blood. It is used in conjunction with other tests to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis.
How it works
Order your kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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