Cyclic citrulline peptide-7198A

Test info

  
Cyclic citrulline peptide
  
7198A
  
86200.1
  
CCP
  
ACCP
Anti-CCP
CCA
  

Anti-CCP is intended to aid in the diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).

Assays results should be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other serological tests.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.3 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Frozen (OK)

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
    • Heparin plasma samples are not acceptable
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Immunology: J
  
Mo - Fr
  
3 days
  

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  
Negative: < 20 CU
Positive:   ≥ 20 CU

Billing

  
86200

Tracking

  
02/06/2004
  
07/17/2019
  
02/17/2020