Subscribe

Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria | Autologous Serum Skin Test (ASST)

Purpose:

To determine a patient's response in the autologous serum skin test (ASST).

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

L50.1

Description:

A patient with chronic idiopathic urticaria may develop a wheal following injection of autologous serum into the skin. How the test is performed is critical for its reproducibility. What the response means is a subject for debate.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone