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Anti Ccp Antibody
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the level of the antibody in your wife is barely above normal and may not be clinically relevant. In general, it is a marker of rheumatoid arthritis. See this site for more info. http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/84182 ...Read more
I assume that you mean rheumatoid factor. Rf.This test is sometimes sent when the patient describes joint pain. It needs to be interpreted in the context of the patients symptoms because sometimes a positive test is meaningless or associated with a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis. The ccp test is more specific for rheumatoid arthritis than the rf. Both ...Read more
Can you please explain ENA. Negative anti-CCP antibody 5 (<5) positive RF <14(0-14) antinuclear 80 (<80) a low titre is present?
Should treatment for RA begin when anti ccp antibodies are 63? I've had some inflammatory problems that may or may not be related, but no joint pain.
Can you explain what the following blood tests will show? anti ena id, dna ab ds+conf bld, ccp antibody igg, ana blood
Complicated: The question is too involved to address in this forum. Please consult this site for an introduction. http://www.kidneyabc.com/special-tests/2.html ...Read more
I have questions about join problem. “anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide” test. Result is “anti ccp = 110 and ul ml=0.5” informed me is this critical?
Anti-CCP test: This test is often done at the same time as a rheumatoid factor (rf) for rheumatoid arthritis. A value greater than 60 elisa units is "strongly positive". This result suggest you should be under the care of a rheumatologist to confirm/reject this diagnosis & to treat you if the DX is correct. The ui ml= 0.5 is confusing, unless the results were in spanish or other non-english language. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rheumatoid factors are passe, and frequently false positive. The "ccp" antibody is more definitive! what does that mean?
Anti cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody value 0.58.. Sensitivity of method 68% and specificity 92% ... What does it indicate?
My test was negative for anti nuclear antibody and 40 u/ml for cyclic citrullinated peptide. Does this mean I have ra?
Av test positive .Ra factor positive .Joint pain .Ccp antibody test negative.Raised esr.Plz diagnose my disease.
Cannot diagnose: Although these lab values are interesting, taken out of the context of your symptoms and findings on physical examination, plus further testing there is no way in which to diagnose over the internet. See a rheumatologist and get appropriately assessed. ...Read more
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