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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Anti-streptolysin O antibodies
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Red / Serum
Volume required
5ml
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
Serological diagnosis of acute Streptococcal infection requires comparison of two serum samples, one taken in the acute phase of the illness and one in the convalescent phase, 10 to 14 days later.
Turn around time
5 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017