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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

ASO

Synonyms

Streptococcal Abs, Antistreptolysin-O, DNase B, Hyaluronidase, ASO

Test Consists

Antistrep-O and Anti-DNase B (not available separately)

Specimen Requirements

4.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL plain red top blood tube ONLY

Storage and Transport

Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than serum, gold top SST blood tube, warm serum, gross lipemia

Turn Around Time

3-8 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

86060, 86215

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

39,017,002

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Demonstration of acute or recent streptococcal infection

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Request Form

 

Methodology

Nephelometry

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

False-high titers may be obtained with sera that are contaminated by certain bacterial organisms during shipment or storage, and in patients with liver disease where the presence of high lipoprotein concentrations in the serum may mimic antibody activity.

Interpretation

Elevated values are consistent with an antecedent infection by group A streptococci

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref ASOT, Ref Strept Abs

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir