The Utility of Serum Tryptase as a Marker in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Siles, Roxana; Meng Xu; Hsieh, Fred H.
May 2013
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;2013, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p354
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examined patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CsU) and elevated total serum tryptase (tST). The researchers reviewed the data on patients with CsU who underwent tST assessment using fluorescent enzyme immunoassay from 2004-2011. The complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic panel, antinuclear antibody, thyroid stimulating hormone, sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein and anti-microsomal antibody of the patients were assessed.


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