streptolysin

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any of several hemolysins derived from strains of streptococcus

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This is based on the reactions between antibodies against streptolysin O and the values are determined photometrically.
A study in Poland however concluded that an increased serum antibody titers to streptolysin O is usually indicative of recent streptococcal infection and not active rheumatic fever.