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Anti-streptolysin O (ASO)

Assessing to diagnose rheumatic fever and glomerulonephritis

ASO is an antigen against the toxin produced by the streptococci. The presence of these antibodies indicates an exposure to these bacteria. The ASO test can detect GAS (group A streptococcus) infection with a blood sample.

  • CE ichroma™

Available Instruments

About Using Reagent

  • Sample Types

    plasma, serum
  • Reaction Time

    12 mins
  • Detection Range

    25 – 800 IU/mL
  • Indication

    Acute tonsillitis, laryngopharyngitis, Rheumatoid fever, scarlet fever

In Your Medical Field

A positive test result means you recently had a strep infection, even if you had no symptoms. With a POC operational setting and rapid TAT, the ASO test can facilitate physicians to provide proactive treatment regimens even to asymptotic patients.