Minimal Erythema Dose of UV-B in Normal Population of Taiwan

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 20, 2005
Last verified: August 2005

There is no previous study on the minimal erythema dose of UVB irradiation in Chinese people. We will investigate the correlation of skin phototype, constitutive skin color, facultative skin color and minimal erythema dose in Taiwanese.

Human Volunteers

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Minimal Erythema Dose of UV-B in Normal Population of Taiwan

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: June 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2005
Detailed Description:

The skin phototype will be obtained from a structuralized questionaire. The constitutive skin color and facultative skin color will be obtained by chromameter. The minimal erythema dose will be obtained by physician's assessment.


Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

10-65 years old normal healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

Age under 10 years old or older than 65 years old People with a past history of photo-sensitivity People who had been treated with phototherapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00166933

Chia-Yu Chu
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Chia-Yu Chu, MD Department of Dermatology, National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00166933     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700530
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 20, 2005
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
minimal erythema dose

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases processed this record on October 02, 2015