Table 14Cost effectiveness results of including yearly testing

QALYCost (£)Incremental QALYsIncremental Costs (£)ICER (£)
Deterministic
GP only3.38210000
IgE blood test3.695030.31293£939
Skin Prick Test3.704500.32240£757
Probabilistic
GP only3.39207000
IgE blood test3.566710.17464.13£2,752
Skin Prick Test3.566490.17441.96£2,600

From: Appendix 3.1, IgE-mediated food allergy – Cost effectiveness analysis

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Food Allergy in Children and Young People: Diagnosis and Assessment of Food Allergy in Children and Young People in Primary Care and Community Settings.
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