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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeSTRP
Method

Neutralisation

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Timing of streptococcal serology testing for evidence of preceding Group A streptococcal infection is important. Streptococcal antibodies rise during the first month after infection, plateau for 3-6 months before returning to normal levels at 6-12 months.

Constituent TestsStreptococcal serology - Dnase, Blood ;
Refer to GroupStreptococcal serology - Dnase, Blood ;
External Price$32.78(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenBlood plain 10 mL(Red)
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsMinimum Serum 500 uL Preferred Serum 5 mL Store Fridge 4C
Aliquot Transport to CHLOvernight 4C chilly bin
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Serology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number 03 3640 416 x80416
Test AvailabilityTwice weekly
Turnaround Time1 - 7 days
Reference Interval

ASO normal <200, Dnase normal 60 - 170

Interpretation

The cutoff values for serological evidence of Group A streptococcal disease vary dependent on the individual assay used by the laboratory. The reported values may deviate from those stated in the Ministry of Health Rheumatic  Fever guideline.

Additional Information

Onset date of illness desirable.

Delphic Number Test Number2449

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