June 28, 1985

Incorrect Value

JAMA. 1985;253(24):3552. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03350480060017

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An error occurred in the article entitled "SI Quantities and Units for American Medicine," published in the Oct 5 issue of The Journal (1984;252:1737-1741). On page 1741, column 2, the fourth sentence of the first complete paragraph should have read as follows: "For example, the normal RBC count, customarily given as 5.00×106/μL [not "5.00×106/mL], would become 5.00 TI/L, ie, 5.00 tera-particles per liter."

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