Blood sample (serum)
Gold top clotted (min 4ml)
ASO (Anti-Streptolysin O) and Anti-DNase B ( Anti-Streptodornase B) are tests used to diagnose recent streptococcal infection in post-streptococcal conditions, such as glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever.
Please include full clinical details, including onset date (antibodies appear 1 week to 1 month after infection).
2 – 16 days (batched and run on alternate weeks)
(Key words: ASO, ASOT, antistreptolysin)Specimen Labelling Procedure