ACPA

(redirected from Antibodies, Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide)
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ACPA

(Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act) See cybersquatting.
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Autoantibodies to citrullinated proteins (anti-perinuclear factor, anti-keratin antibodies, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP), and anti-Sa (vimentin)) have been described in other studies.(1) These antibodies may serve as a powerful serologic marker for early diagnosis and prognostic prediction of RA.(2), (3) While the specificity of these tests is above 90%, sensitivity varies between 33% and 87.2%.(1) Recently, studies have been reported that are associated with the poor radiographic prognosis of anti-mutated citrullinated vimentin (anti-MCV).(4), (5)

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