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Table 1 Study assessments, questionnaires and specimen collections

From: Comparing short to standard duration of antibiotic therapy for patients hospitalized with cellulitis (DANCE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Visit 1 Visit 2 Visit 3 Visit 4 Visit 5 Visit 6
  Day 1 Day 2-3 Day 5-6 Day 14 Day 28 Day 90
Assessment       
Informed consent X      
In-/Exclusion criteria X      
Baseline characteristics X      
Randomization criteria   X X    
Randomization of patients eligible for randomization    X    
Physical examination X   X X X  
Cellulitis severity score X X X X X  
VAS X X X X X X
Medication adherence     X   
Non-study medication Updated throughout study
Lab and culture results Updated throughout study
Questionnaires       
SF-36 X     X X
EQ-5D X     X X
HCRUQ    X   X X
Specimen collection       
Blood samples X X X X X  
Skin biopsy* X      
Skin swabs X    X   
  1. VAS = visual analog scales on pain and swelling; SF-36 = Short Form (36) questionnaire; EQ-5D = EuroQol-5D questionnaire; HCRUQ = health-care resource utilisation questionnaire. *only performed in patients admitted to the main study site.