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Lab Test Dictionary

Anti-Streptolysin O (ASO)


Synonyms

ASO Screen; ASO Titer; ASO Antibody; ASO Ab

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB1178

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

4 Hours

Stat TAT

1 Hour


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube or serum collected in a (red-top) or serum separator tube (SST) is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 4 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 2 Months

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Separate serum or plasma within 2 hours of collection and deliver to Chemistry.


Revised

01-31-19

Initials

SL