20 more do-not-dos, from coeliac gene tests to herpes serology

COELIAC gene tests and herpes serology are among 20 further tests and investigations doctors are being asked to avoid or consider carefully in the latest list of "do-not-dos" released as part of the Choose Wisely Australia campaign.

Four more colleges have produced a list of five investigations and treatments that have little evidence of benefit for patients and are overused by the profession.

This round of recommendations is from the Gastroenterological Society of Australia, the Australasian Chapter of Sexual