Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 3 months
Method: Latex Enhanced Nephelometry
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 7 – 15 days
Usage: DNase B antibody is useful in patients with Group A streptococcal infection. It may persist for as long as 3 months. Comparison of the titres of acute and convalescent specimens is useful for diagnosis of Group A streptococcal infection.
Specialty: Rheumatologist, ENT Specialist, Physician
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required