Autologous Serum Skin Testing in Patients With Atopic Dermatitis Autologous Serum Skin Testing in Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 10, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 10, 2010
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Yuzuncu Yıl University

Brief Summary:
Recently, IgE-type autoantibodies against self proteins have been detected in the serum of the atopic dermatitis patients. The role of this IgE autoantibodies involved in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis is not known, yet. But, there may be a correlation between the severity of the disease and the serum levels of this autoantibodies. The autologous serum skin testing is applied to both atopic dermatitis patients and healthy control and the results are estimated in this study.The investigators detected 70% positive autologous serum skin testing in atopic dermatitis patients and test positivity was higher in patients with atopy history, moderately severe disease calculated by SCORAD index and high serum IgE levels.

Condition or disease
Atopic Dermatitis, Serum Skin Test

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 90 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : April 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Eczema
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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sixty AD patients and 30 healthy individuals

Exclusion Criteria:

  • . The patients showing evidence of any other disease are not included to our study. No drug was allowed fourteen days prior to the test, including antihistamines and steroids.

Responsible Party: Silvan State Hospital, Dermatology department Identifier: NCT01238263     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: yavuzyesilova
First Posted: November 10, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2010
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by Yuzuncu Yıl University:
Atopic dermatitis, autologous serum skin testing, IgE autoantibodies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dermatitis, Atopic
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases