Anti-citrullinated protein antibody

What is Anti-citrullinated protein antibody?

Anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA) are autoantibodies that are present in the majority of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Clinically, cyclic citrullinated peptides (CCP) are frequently used to detect these antibodies with high sensitivity in patient serum or plasma.

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I have had all negative test results for RA EXCEPT positive anti-ccp3 IgG. My joint pain is level 4 out of 5 on my feet, hands (mostly large...

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As you have mentioned any questions directly, I presume, you want to know whether this is Rheumatoid...

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dear sir,
my mother is 80 years old. she gets frequent unbearable joint pains. suddenly the joints swell and become red. Pain will be there for 2...

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Thanks for posting your query. Three possibilities are there for such sudden swelling and pain of joints which subsides after 2-3 days....

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i want to know whether i am diagnoised with rhemotoid arthirities .. can you please help .. i have my blood reports with me

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Hello XXXXXXX thanks for the query.
You have not sent your reports.kindly send the reports for me to comment upon.
Your current medications taken...

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