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Table 2 Total number of tests ordered, Weekly number of test ordered, Average of laboratory tests ordered on each GP request form, before and after the introduction of the profiles. (* p < 0,001)

From: Using pathology-specific laboratory profiles in Clinical Pathology to reduce inappropriate test requesting: two completed audit cycles

Table2 Baseline Audit 2nd Audit
Total N° of Tests: Castelnovo nè Monti 388790 370472*
Total N° of Tests: Puianello 199547 201662*
Weekly N° of Tests: Castelnovo nè Monti 880 789*
Weekly N° of Tests: Puianello 642 648
Average of tests ordered on each GP request form: Castelnovo nè Monti 10,77 8,73*
Average of tests ordered on each GP request form: Puianello 10,90 9,20