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Thyroid anti bodies test

Hi, What is thyroid anti bodies test ? Why is it necessary ? Also is there any difference between thyroid anti bodies test and thyroid CCP test
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hey, thyroid antibiody test is to asses the levels of antibiody against TSH receptor in the serum , its one of the cause for Hypothyroidism .CCP is cyclic citrullinated peptide .Antibody to CCP to test rheumatoid arthritis .
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