ASO

Mnemonic

ASO

Synonym

STREPTOLYSIN O ANTIBODY; Anti Streptolysin O Antibody

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum only.  Collect SST or plain red-top tube.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma or grossly hemolyzed serum specimen.

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services- Pacific Communities Hospital

Reference Values

Reference Values

NEGATIVE A POSITIVE SCREEN IS REFLEXED TO TITER

CPT Codes

86060

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:00 AM