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January 5, 1994

Incorrect Method, Incorrect Percentage, Misspelled Name, and Error in Figure.

JAMA. 1994;271(1):28. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510250044031

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—In the article entitled "Rapid Fragile X Carrier Screening and Prenatal Diagnosis Using a Nonradioactive PCR Test," published in the October 6, 1993, issue of The JOURNAL (1993;270: 1569-1575), an incorrect method, an incorrect percentage, a misspelled name, and an error in a figure occurred. On page 1570, the first sentence of the section "Electrophoresis and Gel Transfer" should indicate that the PCR products were boiled after combining with loading buffer; on page 1574, in the second full paragraph of the right column, the percentage of women possessing an unstable allele should be 2% (not 29%); on page 1575, the last sentence of the acknowledgement should read as follows: "This study is dedicated to the memory of Bea Lamm"; on page 1572, the top right portion of Fig 2 should appear as follows:

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