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Comment & Response
June 15, 2020

Comparing the Roles of Omalizumab and Ultraviolet Therapy in Treating Severe Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Guy’s and St Thomas’ National Health Services Foundation Trust, London, England
  • 2King’s College London, School of Life Course Sciences and School of Immunology and Microbial Sciences, King’s Health Partners, London, England
JAMA Pediatr. Published online June 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0969

In Reply We thank Park for the comments on our study.1 We would like to point out that the Atopic Dermatitis Anti-IgE Pediatric Trial (ADAPT) did not set out to study the role of ultraviolet (UV) therapy in atopic dermatitis (AD) or compare it with omalizumab in children. The study on UV therapy2 quoted by Park was not a randomized clinical trial. Therefore, the results are not directly comparable and should be interpreted with caution.

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