Blog Category: Rheumatoid arthritis

The Influence of Genetics on High ACPA Levels in Rheumatoid Arthritis

A recent study in the Journal Arthritis and Rheumatism assessed whether extreme production of a very specific biomarker in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) called anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPAs) has any genetic associations.

High levels of ACPA are frequently associated with a …