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CCP Antibodies

The presence of anti-CCP antibodies can be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other Laboratory tests as an aid in the clinical diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Anti CCP Antibodies may be of prognostic value with respect to the development of radiographic joint damage.

Specimen requirements

Serum 1ml


Price on application

Laboratory turnaround time

3 days

Laboratory method

EliA automated Enzyme Immunoassay.

Reference range/units

>10U/ml = Positive

7-10U/ml = Equivocal

<7​U/ml = Negative

Associated tests

Rheumatoid factor antibody

Sample stability

2 months at 2-8ºC

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.


Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email

Last reviewed:06 October 2023