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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...

High liver function test results show high liver enzyme count explained

If you receive your lab results of blood tests for liver function tests, you may be worried when you find elevated SGOT and SGPT tests and results may be abnormal due to several reasons and an endless causes, because the liver function is very important to detoxify the blood from all toxic substances, so that the inflammation of the liver is serious and not diagnostic by raise in SGOT and SGPT levels only, I will explain that and later we will discuss real cases that have liver diseases and will try to interpreting results to understand what is the liver...

What does Aids HIV test results means if positive, normal, borderline or non-reactive?

People nowadays are terrified that become infected with the disease called AIDS If you had unprotected sex with a girl/man and suspected that You/He or she was a carrier… anyways, your test results came in as HIV- with a value, scaring of results? If you are afraid of AIDS, and you have drawn a blood sample to test for HIV infection, Then; I invite you to read this thread to recognize the results of AIDS test results. What is HIV? What is HIV different from AIDS? What viruses cause AIDS disease? Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing, well the HIV is...

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...