Atopic Dermatitis in Children: Skin Microflora Study

Atopic Dermatitis is a chronic skin condition and most common among children. The research study aims to identify how fungi and bacteria cause this skin condition. Moreover, it expects to determine basic measures to create a more advanced and effective future treatment. Healthy children and those with atopic dermatitis are welcome to join.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is included?

For Patients with Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema):

The child’s skin sample is needed at separate time points such as baseline, flare, and post flare. Visit scheduling and timing are necessary to conduct this study.

Healthy Children Without Atopic Dermatitis:

Collection of child’s skin samples is required as well. Similar guidelines apply as mentioned above.

Who can join?

Participants between 2 and 12 years with Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) moderate to severe. Also, children with siblings diagnosed with atopic dermatitis and healthy children are eligible.

Benefits of Joining

Patients joining the study may help other patients with skin and immune diseases.

Patients Privacy

Strict patients confidentiality and privacy are applied. Only assigned researchers have access to patients’ information.

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