THE GENERATION DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM
ASO is an antibody produced in human blood against streptolysin O
made from an infection of Streptococcus bacteria. An elevated or rising
ASO titer may demonstrate recent streptococcal infections. Some
autoimmune responses, glomerulonephritis, acute tonsillitis, scarlet
fever and rheumatic fever may be associated with streptococcal
Even if ASO titers may vary due to a number of factors including population and age.