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ASO titre and throat infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?

Doctor :  
Yes, proceed with your query
User :   What does it mean if my ASO levels are 1600
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Is it related to Widal test you are talking about?
User :   the test name is Antistreptolysin O Test
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I will tell you
User :   i was having throat infction for a long my doctor asked me to take this test
User :   sure
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
It is done to detect streptococcal infections
User :   ok
Doctor :  
which is seen in Rheumatic fever
User :   are the levels of 1600 very serious
Doctor :  
It has to be dealt with
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
not something which one can ignore
User :   oh
Doctor :  
It suggests that there is an infection
User :   ok

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