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High ASO

What is a normal titer level for an 11 year old child?
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Hello,
A detectable level of 200 IU/ml ASO antibodies is usually regarded as the normal upper limit. Normal ASO levels for preschool children are generally less than 100 IU/ml but the levels rise with age, peaking in school age and decreasing in adulthood.
Increases in ASO titer generally occur one (1) to four (4) weeks after onset of infection with -hemolytic streptococci Group A. In children it can also occur in tonsillitis.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. Treatment can be started only when the diagnosis is confirmed. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.



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