Meaning of anti‑cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti‑CCP) in early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis – review of clinical data

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Alicja Świątek‑Pawelczak, Katarzyna Cebrowska, Joanna Grasza

1 (38) 2014 s. 55–58
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Fraza do cytowania: Świątek‑Pawelczak A., Cebrowska K., Grasza J. Meaning of anti‑cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti‑CCP) in early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis – review of clinical data. Polski Przegląd Nauk o Zdrowiu. 2014;1(38):55–58.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic and inflammatory disease from group of autoimmune diseases. RA affects not only joints, but also leads to multi‑organ failure. Early diagnosis and treatment gives opportunity to control symptoms and minimize further complications. In this case, lab tests, serological tests and imaging are used, but anti‑CCP levels are actually the most specific blood test in RA early diagnosis.

Key words: RA – rheumatoid arthritis, anti‑CCP, RF (rheumatoid factor).



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