Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CCP IGG AB

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CCP      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: CCP         Geisinger Epic ID: 47150

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL serum; minimum 0.2 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 0.5 mL serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature specimens stable only 8 hours. Frozen samples are also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. 2-8°C: 48 hours. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen stability exceeded; specimen grossly hemolyzed.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative < 20 units. Weak positive 20-39 units. Moderate Positive 40-59 units. Strong positive >60 units.
CPT code(s):
86200
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide IgG AB
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
CCP, Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide IgG AB
CCP IGG AB
Anti-CCP Ab
Clinical significance:
A positive CCP antibody, when used in conjunction with other laboratory tests and clinical findings, is an aid in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 10/31/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1st shift
Performed stat? No
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