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Evaluation & revaluation of upper limits of normal values of anti-streptolysin O & anti-deoxyribonuclease B in Mumbai.

@article{Karmarkar2004EvaluationR,
  title={Evaluation \& revaluation of upper limits of normal values of anti-streptolysin O \& anti-deoxyribonuclease B in Mumbai.},
  author={Mohan G Karmarkar and V. Venugopal and Leela Pradhan Joshi and R Kamboj},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2004},
  volume={119 Suppl},
  pages={
          26-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES For the serodiagnosis of group A streptococcal (GAS) infections and their late sequelae, a battery of tests have been suggested. However, anti-streptolysin O (ASO) and antideoxyribonuclease B (ADNase B) are the most widely accepted tests for the same. It is essential to evaluate the upper limits of ASO and ADNase B levels in age and sex matched normal population before using them for the detection of patients. For this study, these values were determined in the past and… 

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