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Had miscarriage. Got tested for ASO. What does the reports imply? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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User:Hi Doctor...
User:I guess I've spoken with you earlier... It's regarding my wife's pregnancy case...
User:To let you know the history, she'd conceived sometime in Jul-end but unfortunately had a miscarriage in Aug-end...
User:thereafter, we were advised to get some tests done after a month... we got those tests done last weekend and now have the results...
User:wanted to check with you with the reports...
Doctor:pl go ahead
Doctor:Type them
User:Test 1 - ASO, serum
User:Observed value - 258 ... Reference range - 0-200 IU/ml
User:wanted to understand what this implies?
Doctor:I am not sure why this test was asked in the first place after a loss of pregnancy
Doctor:ASO as I understand is AntiStreptolysin Titre
User:Our doc said it's part of fertility tests
User:to be better prepared for the next attempt... Just in case anythings wrong with the fertility
Doctor:Ok however the ASO is slightly raised
Doctor:I think you should speak to an expert on this area
Doctor:You can post a question to Infertility expert
Doctor:and you will get a relevant expert answer it
User:ok.. thanks
User:no problem.. thanks for your time
Doctor:Thank you for consulting
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