i-Chroma ASO

Antistreptolysin O (ASO) is an antibody targeted against streptolysin O, a toxic enzyme produced by group A Streptococcus bacteria. ASO and anti-DNase B are the most common of several antibodies that are produced by the body’s immune system in response to a strep infection with group A Streptococcus. This test measures the amount of ASO in the blood aimed at diagnosing  complications resulting from a strep infection such as rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis.Group A Streptococcus (streptococcus pyogenes) is the bacterium responsible for causing strep throat and a variety of other infections, including skin infections (pyoderma, impetigo and cellulitis.

Detection Range 25~800 IU/ml
Sample Type Serum, Plasma
CV <10%
Normal Range 0-160IU/ML
Reaction Time 12Min