Accepted for Publication: August 2, 2012.
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Feldman. Acquisition of data: O’Neill and Feldman. Analysis and interpretation of data: Fenerty, Gustafson, and Feldman. Drafting of the manuscript: Fenerty and O’Neill. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Fenerty, Gustafson, and Feldman. Administrative, technical, and material support: Feldman. Study supervision: Feldman.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: The Center for Dermatology Research is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Galderma Laboratories, LP. Dr Feldman has received research, speaking, and/or consulting support from Galderma, Abbott Labs, Warner Chilcott, Leo, Amgen, Astellas, Centocor, National Biological Corporation, and Stiefel/GSK; he also Feldman owns stock in the patient satisfaction website www.DrScore.com.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by National Institutes of Health grant R21 AI 70687.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: Chaya R. Spears, MA, and Thomas A. Arcury, PhD, assisted with this article.