Fasting testing?It is not necessary to be fasting for these determinations.
Streptococcal group A serology - What is it?Streptococcal group A or Scarlet fever can cause mild complaints, especially in children aged 3-6 years It is a contagious disease and there is no vaccine for it. Children can get throat infections and skin infections. Most infections have a harmless course. They are generally short-lived and mild in nature. Many people carry the bacteria for a shorter or longer period of time. for a while in the nose or throat or on the skin, without becoming ill.
We use paracetamol and antibiotics as treatment, but the latter is only given when the symptoms of the disease are 2-3 After that it is no longer useful and in most cases the body clears the bacteria on its own.
Streptococcal group A serology - What do we measure in the blood test?Anti-streptolysin titer and DNASE B antibodies in serum
When to choose this test?Choose the streptococcal group A test when:
- You want to know whether the skin infection or throat infection is caused by scarlet fever