Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 week
Comment: Also see ANTI DNase B.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 7 – 15 days
Usage: Antistreptolysin-O is useful in confirming exposure to Streptococcus pyogenes in the absence of other laboratory evidence.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required