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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00166933
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2005
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
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.

Condition
Human Volunteers

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
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.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

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

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00166933


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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00166933     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700530
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2005
Last Verified: August 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
minimal erythema dose
UVB
normal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Erythema
Skin Diseases