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January 15, 1988

Incorrect Statement.

JAMA. 1988;259(3):356. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720030024026

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—An error occurred in the LAW AND MEDICINE article entitled "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: State Legislative Activity," published in the Nov 6 issue of The JOURNAL (1987;258:2410-2414). On page 2413, in the "Reporting" section, the last sentence in the first paragraph should have read as follows: "Some states require that incidences of human immunodeficiency virus seropositivity with patient identifiers must be reported to public health officials (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, and Wyoming) [not 'In some states, administrative regulations provide that the names of those persons who test positive for the presence of the AIDS antibody must be reported to public health officials (Colorado and Kansas).']."