STREPTOLYSIN O ANTIBODY

Mnemonic

ASO

Synonym

Anti Streptolysin O Antibody - ASO

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Heparinized plasma or hemolyzed specimen

Stability

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

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Nephelometry

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories-Pacific Communities Lab

Reference Values

Reference Values

NEGATIVE A POSITIVE SCREEN IS REFLEXED TO TITER

CPT Codes

86060

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:30 AM