Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Registry
Basic Study Information
|What are the genetic mutation or mutations that make some patients with atopic dermatitis (also known as eczema) more susceptible to skin infections?|
|The purpose of this study is to determine why some individuals with atopic dermatitis (more commonly known as eczema) are at increased risk for skin infections. Additional goals of this study are to identify factors related to atopic dermatitis disease severity as well as to create a list of people who might be interested in future studies.|
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Additional Study Information
|The study is typically one visit lasting 1.5-2.5 hours. During the visit the following procedures will be performed: 1. focused history and physical exam 2. skin swab cultures (a moist q-tip will be rubbed over an area of skin to collect the bacteria living on your skin). 3. Blood draw|
|$60 for questions and exam + $50 for swabs and cultures (if eligible).|
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