Table 1

Specific positivity of anticitrullinated protein antibody immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin M in 113 rheumatoid arthritis patients directed against a set of defined specificities

Epitope

IgG (%)

IgM (%)


CCP2

100

100

Vim

56

7

Fib-α

33

4

Fib-β

94

40

α-enolase

55

8

Fib

53

40

MBP

63

40


CCP2 = cyclic citrullinated peptide 2; Fib = fibrinogen; IgG = immunoglobulin G; IgM = immunoglobulin M; MBP = myelin basic protein; Vim = vimentin.

Suwannalai et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R195   doi:10.1186/ar3524

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