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What Is An Aso Blood Test
ASO test: This test is used to detect prior infection by group a streptococcus, the bacteria responsible for diseases such as strept throat, glomerulonephritis, rheumatic fever, bacterial endocarditis, and scarlet fever. The aso antibody may be found in the blood weeks or months after the primary infection has gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the lab: Different labs have different normal ranges. This should be printed on the results report. ...Read more
I made blood test and the results were 20 ESR and 530 for ASO, which doctor should i see? Thank you in advance
You should see: The doctor who originally ordered these tests. He or she has much more information about you than we do. They are best suited to direct you. ...Read more
My son is 4years old and suffering from join pain knee joint and blood test aso is positive is it common or any risk the condition is like this from 4?
Throat culture: To diagnose acute infection with streptococcus you need throat culture, if the rapid step test is negative. Positive test result on either should be treated as infection. Aso occurs later in response to an infection. It is important to treat acute strep infections to prevent complications such as rheumatic fever. ...Read more
My son 5 years old suffering from fever for 4 days and joint pain (knee joint) in last date. Blood test is aso titre 1:4 dilution positive?
Follow Up: Manienggr, the symptoms and lab results are suggestive of a possible strep infection that can cause joint pain. You may want to follow up and speak to your child's physician to rule out rheumatic fever. In the mean time, make sure your child is getting rest and plenty of fluids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: But you must accept the responsibility that if something is not able to be diagnosed or missed by not getting the test the consequences are your responsibility.. Also when you are on some medications you need to have blood work to asses treatment and may hinder your treatment. ...Read more