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Figure 1: Routine tests in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria have limited utility. The first phase showed only 2 (0.3%) of 763 tests made a change in overall management indicating an excess of tests were being requested. While there was an improvement in the numbers of tests requested in the second phase, still only 1 (0.4%) of 262 tests influenced clinical management

Figure 1: Routine tests in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria have limited utility. The first phase showed only 2 (0.3%) of 763 tests made a change in overall management indicating an excess of tests were being requested. While there was an improvement in the numbers of tests requested in the second phase, still only 1 (0.4%) of 262 tests influenced clinical management