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Anti Streptolysin-O (ASO) Quantitative

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  • anti streptolysin-o (aso) quantitative
    • aso/aslo(anti streptolysin) quantitative

Package Description

Sample type: BLOOD
Gender: Both
Age group: All age group
The Anti thyroglobulin antibody test is also known as thyroid antibodies or thyroid autoantibodies or thyroperoxidase antibody test. This test helps to diagnose and monitor diseases of the The Anti Streptolysin-O (ASO) Quantitative test helps to detect if a person has recently been infected with streptococcal infection. It also helps to diagnose complications that result from streptococcus infections like rheumatic fever, or kidney disease. The ASO/ASLO (Anti Streptolysin) latex test is done: • In case of signs and symptoms of rheumatic fever • In case of signs and symptoms of edema • In case of signs and symptoms of glomerulonephritis • In case one has recently been infected with group A streptococcal infection that was not diagnosed and treated properly

Frequently asked questions

To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
The signs and symptoms of rheumatic fever include fever, tender, painful joints commonly in wrists, elbows, ankles, and knees; fatigue, jerky movements, painless lumps, and rashes.
The signs and symptoms of edema are swelling of the affected tissue, stretched or shiny skin, skin that retains pits or dimples, and increased swelling of abdomen.
Glomerulonephritis refers to inflammation of the filters present in the kidneys.
The signs and symptoms of glomerulonephritis include pink or cola colored urine, foamy urine, high blood pressure, and swelling in face, abdomen, hands, and feet.
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