The association of anti-CCP antibodies with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis

Abstract

Antibodies to citrullinated proteins have been described in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and these appear to be the most specific markers of the disease. Our objective was to determine the frequency of antibodies to cyclic citrullinated peptides (CCPs) in patients with RA and the association of anti-CCP antibodies with disease activity… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-008-0570-3

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