Category: Arthritis tests

High ASOT test Titre 800 and CRP 30, is that false Positive?

Normal ASOT titre is up to 200 Unit Titres in this test 200 – 400 – 600 – 800 IU/ml and no higher than 800 IU/ml . False +ve result may occur in early infection and children between 6 months to 2 years How to understand Analysis of rheumatic fever, ASOT? Streptococcus is a type of bacteria infects the tonsils. Cause pus on the tonsils and increase up to the heart and cause heart problems. Antistreptolysin O titre is analysis measures the percentage of antibodies formed by the human body against toxins secreted by the streptococcus microbe such as inflammation...

What Blood Test For Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis? (RF and Anti-CCP Explained)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Blood tests and Normal Ranges  Laboratory diagnosis must contain all tests that help understand exactly the body status of the patient, also lab test results must come to clearly state the reasons of most complains. Recommended Blood Tests to diagnose RA: Serum Rheumatoid Factor test (RF), Anti-CCP are tests better diagnosing RA disease. CBC, CRP, and ESR are tests help in confirming inflammation of the body’s tissues. The time required to receive results: usually tests take from 1 hour up to 6 hours. Fasting for 6 hours is Preferred before going to the lab. Costs of RA tests panel...

Painful white spot on my right tonsil with and without sore throat

Hello dears;  Today I have a special case suffering from painful white spot on right tonsil, here I will try to give a professional medical advice for whom suffering such common cases, also I do try making full report about all cases that have white spots on one tonsil or both with sore throat or without sore, also a special spot on repeated tonsillitis complications. I also have to mention that White spots on the throat are generally a very good indication of a strep infection. Common Questions: 1. What does this mean? What could it be? 2. Is this...

What does Positive Anti-streptolysin O titre (ASO) blood test means?

What is ASO? It is abbreviated to (Anti-streptolysin O), which is the name given to antibodies against streptolysin O from bacteria classes of group A, C and G streptococci, it is Bacteria are able to disintegrate blood cells and make big troubles in the patient’s body. Why my ASO level is elevated in blood test results? The main cause rising ASO titre in ASOT test is the tonsillitis disease especially for children of ages under 15 years old, but ASO level in blood can be elevated by many other diseases as post post-streptococcal complications such as: Ear infection Glomerulonephritis Guttate...

What does high uric acid levels in my blood test results, with pain in feet means?

Firstly the normal uric acid levels in healthy people should be: In men: less than 7mg/dL of serum uric acid In women: less than 6mg/dL of serum uric acid Older people have high normal values due to high breakdown of proteins in their bodies than younger men and women. Infants and kids may have normal ranges below 5 mg/dl due to incomplete purine cycle in their bodies or low protein intake or breakdown. Other than normal values mentioned above is considered abnormal uric acid levels and require treatment and medication to reduce the uric acid levels in blood. Where the...