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The Impact of Treating Staphylococcus Aureus Infection and Colonization on the Clinical Severity of Atopic Dermatitis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Johnson & Johnson
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amy Paller, Northwestern University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00179959
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: November 29, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
Results First Received: April 4, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Atopic Dermatitis
Interventions: Drug: Sodium hypochlorite (bleach) baths
Drug: Mupirocin ointment
Drug: Water
Drug: Petrolatum Ointment

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Patients were recruited from Children's Memorial Hospital's pediatric dermatology clinic.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Treatment Intranasal mupirocin ointment treatment and sodium hpochlorite (bleach baths)
Placebo Intranasal petrolatum ointment treatment and plain water baths

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Treatment     Placebo  
STARTED     15     16  
COMPLETED     9     13  
NOT COMPLETED     6     3  
Lost to Follow-up                 3                 1  
Withdrawal by Subject                 3                 2  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Treatment Intranasal mupirocin ointment treatment and sodium hpochlorite (bleach baths)
Placebo Intranasal petrolatum ointment treatment and plain water baths
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Treatment     Placebo     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  15     16     31  
Age  
[units: participants]
     
<=18 years     15     16     31  
Between 18 and 65 years     0     0     0  
>=65 years     0     0     0  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     8     8     16  
Male     7     8     15  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     15     16     31  



  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Change in Eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI)Scores According to Location   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 months ]


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  Other Adverse Events
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Time Frame 3 months
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Frequency Threshold
Threshold above which other adverse events are reported   5%  

Reporting Groups
  Description
Treatment Intranasal mupirocin ointment treatment and sodium hpochlorite (bleach baths)
Placebo Intranasal petrolatum ointment treatment and plain water baths

Other Adverse Events
    Treatment     Placebo  
Total, other (not including serious) adverse events      
# participants affected / at risk     1/15     0/16  
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders      
Itching and Irritation *    
# participants affected / at risk     1/15 (6.67%)     0/16 (0.00%)  
# events     1     0  
* Events were collected by non-systematic assessment



  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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