Confirm a prior infection with group A Streptococcus in patients suspected of having a nonsuppurative complication such as acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) or acute rheumatic fever (ARF). DNase-B Antibody (0050220) and Streptolysin O Antibody (ASO) (0050095) antibody tests are generally ordered concurrently.
- Patient Preparation
- Serum separator tube.
- Specimen Preparation
- Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Hemolyzed specimens.
- After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months
2-12 years: 0-240 IU/mL
13 years and older: 0-330 IU/mL
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050095||Streptolysin O Antibody||5370-2|
- Anti-Streptolysin O Antibody
- ASO antibody test
- Streptococcal antibodies