Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
150 Doctors are Online

ASO titre and throat infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2580 Questions

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

Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Lab Tests
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor