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Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 267278, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/267278
Clinical Study

Autologous Serum Skin Test versus Autologous Plasma Skin Test in Patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

1Bulent Ecevit University, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Kozlu, 67600 Zonguldak, Turkey
2Bulent Ecevit University, School of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Turkey
3Selcuk University, Selcuklu Medical Faculty, Department of Dermatology, Turkey

Received 7 April 2013; Accepted 19 June 2013

Academic Editor: Elizabeth Helen Kemp

Copyright © 2013 Aysegul Alpay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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