A Pilot Study to Explore the Role of Gut Flora in Acne

  • End date
    Jul 9, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
Updated on 28 February 2022


This study seeks to correlate microbiome sequencing data with information provided by patients and their medical records.


The goal of this Research Study is to better understand how the genetic information in subject's microbiome correlates to acne.

Condition Acne, Acne Vulgaris, Acne Keloidalis, Acne Keloid, Acne Conglobata, Acne Rosacea, Acne Inversa, Acne Cystic, Acne Pomade, Acne Indurata, Acne Papular, Acne Tropica, Acne Urticata, Acne Fulminans, Acne Follicular, Acne Tropicalis, Acne Detergicans, Acne Iodide, Acne Varioliformis
Treatment No intervention
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04214483
Last Modified on28 February 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Signed informed consent, demonstrating that the patient understands the procedures required for the study and the purpose of the study
May be signed by parent or legal guardian in the case of minor or adult unable to provide consent
Male or female of all ages
Diagnosis of acne by a physician

Exclusion Criteria

Refusal to sign informed consent form
History of bariatric surgery, total colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis or proctocolectomy
Postoperative stoma, ostomy, or ileoanal pouch
Participation in any experimental drug protocol within the past 12 weeks
Treatment with total parenteral nutrition
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