Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Antistreptolysin O Titers: Normal Values for Children Ages 5 to 15 at Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, Ethiopia

    Tsegahun Asfaw, Demissew Shenkute, Mihret Tilahun, Nigus Zegeye

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 15 February 2018
    Accepted: 27 March 2018
    Published: 20 April 2018
    Abstract: Anti-streptolysin O (ASO) titer assists for the diagnosis of Group A, Group C and Group G streptococcal infections and their sequele. Reference value of Anti-streptolysin O titer is not available for Ethiopian populations. This study determined the upper limit of normal reference value in apparently healthy children. Participants with a history of ... Show More