ANTISTREPTOLYSIN O ANTIBODIES (ASO)

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: ASO
UPHSM LIS Test #: 980
Schedule:
Testing Time:
Testing Lab: Labcorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 2.0 mL Serum
Temperature: Room Temperature
Tube Type: Serum separator or red top tube
Collection Info:
Causes for Rejection:  Gross hemolysis; lipemia

Methods

Latex immunoturbidimetry
  

Clinical Utilities

Document exposure to streptococcal streptolysin O. A marked rise in titer or a persistently elevated titer indicates that a Streptococcus infection or poststreptococcal sequelae are present.

CPT Codes

86060

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

0.0-200.0 IU/mL