Cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies are a type of antibody that can be present in the blood in those with an autoimmune disease known as rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
This test measures those antibodies. It is considered the most reliable marker of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) risk. It is used alongside a rheumatoid factor test to give a picture of RA risk and prognosis.
Read more about the CCP Antibody Blood Test.