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Determination of antistreptolysin "O" and C-reactive protein among school children of Laranjal, PR

Luiz Euribel Prestes-Carneiro Eloáh dos Santos Lopes Acêncio Andréa Cristine de Souza do Carmo Pompei About the authors

For antistreptolysin "O" and C-reactive protein determination, carried out in Laranjal-PR, we analyzed the serum of 411 school children aged from 5 to 16. For antistreptolysin O, 13.6% had elevated titers and 5.1% were reactive for C-reative protein. No differences related to age or sex were observed.

Antistreptolysin "O"; C-reactive protein; Rheumatic fever

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