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

R

Rothman Institute Orthopaedics

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Propionibacterium

Treatments

Drug: Doxycycline

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02688738
2016SNam

Details and patient eligibility

About

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.

Sex

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

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.

Trial design

0 participants in 2 patient groups

Control
No Intervention group
Description:
Standard of care
Treatment
Active Comparator group
Description:
Oral doxycycline
Treatment:
Drug: Doxycycline

Trial contacts and locations

0

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