ANTI-STREPTOLYSIN O TITER

Synonyms: ASO
Computer Code: ASO
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (red or gold top tube).
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes and refrigerate Serum must be removed from red top.
Reference Values: Negative: Adult = <125 IU/mL School Age = <250 IU/mL Non-School Age Child = <100 IU/mL
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily Once/day
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 86060
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII