Anti-CEP-1 IgG

Test Code: 178
CPT Code: 83520
Methodology: EIA
Specimen Requirements: 0.5 (1.0) ml Serum or Plasma; SST/Lavender Top; Ambient, Refrigerated or Frozen

Stable 24 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, 2 months frozen

Turn Around Time: 3-4 days
Special Instructions: Follow standard lab procedure for serum/plasma collection.
Clinical Utilities: Antibodies to Citrullinated α-Enolase Peptide 1 (CEP-1) predict onset of symptoms in preclinical rheumatoid arthritis (RA), confirm the diagnosis of RA, and provide insight into the potential pathogenic triggers of RA.