Citrulline antibody is present in most patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It is used in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis when evaluating patients with unexplained joint inflammation. The citrulline antibody test can be used by doctors to encourage them to proceed with the optimal treatments directed toward rheumatoid arthritis. Citrulline antibody has also been referred to as anti-citrulline antibody, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody, and anti-CCP. Read more: Citrulline Antibody Article
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