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Does Preoperative Administration of Oral Doxycycline Decrease the Colonization Rate of Propionibacterium Acnes in the Dermis of the Shoulder?

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02688738
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2016 by Rothman Institute Orthopaedics.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : February 23, 2016
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ability of oral doxycycline to decrease the colonization of Propionibacterium acnes in the dermis of the shoulder.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Propionibacterium Drug: Doxycycline Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Does Preoperative Administration of Oral Doxycycline Decrease the Colonization Rate of Propionibacterium Acnes in the Dermis of the Shoulder?
Study Start Date : March 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Acne

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Control
Standard of care
Active Comparator: Treatment
Oral doxycycline
Drug: Doxycycline



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quantification of P acnes grown from anaerobic or aerobic culture [ Time Frame: within 14 days of surgery ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

-All male patients (>18 years of age) undergoing shoulder arthroscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Female patients
  • patients with active acne
  • patients who have taken antibiotics in the past month
  • doxycycline allergy
  • benzoyl peroxide allergy
  • clindamycin allergy
  • patients with psoriatic/eczematous or other lesions on the shoulder girdle.
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Responsible Party: Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02688738    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2016SNam
First Posted: February 23, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2016
Last Verified: February 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Doxycycline
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antimalarials
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents