What is an Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test?
The Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test is a method that detects the bacterial infection in a body caused by streptococcus bacteria. This test measures the number of antibodies produced against streptolysin O, a substance produced by group A streptococcus bacteria.
When is the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test recommended?
It is recommended:To determine if conditions like rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis have occurred as complications of a streptococcus infection.To check the presence of a streptococcus infection if the patient has received antibiotics.If there is joint swelling and pain in more than one joint, especially in the ankles, knees, elbows, and wrists, sometimes moving from one joint to another.
What does it measure?
The Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test measures:The level of ASO in the blood to determine the presence of any infection by Group A streptococcus bacteria in the blood. Streptococcus pyogenes or Group A streptococcus is a bacterium that causes several infections, such as throat infections, skin infections like pyoderma, etc.These infections are easily identifiable and treated with the help of antibiotics.However, if the streptococcus infection is left untreated or is treated improperly, it may lead to complications like rheumatic fever, glomerulonephritis, scarlet fever, heart and kidney damage, joint inflammation, swelling, etc.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 24 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test in Bangalore is Rs. 500.
How often should I get tested for the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test?
The Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test?
Below 200 IU/ml.
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Titre test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Or our trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!