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November 4, 2009

Inaccurate Statement in: A 70-Year-Old Woman With Shingles

JAMA. 2009;302(17):1864. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.1538

Inaccurate Statement: In the Clinical Crossroads entitled “A 70-Year-Old Woman With Shingles” published in the July 1, 2009, issue of JAMA (2009;302[1]:73-80), the sentence on page 76, right column, first full paragraph, that stated “A Cochrane review of antiviral treatment for preventing PHN reported no benefit of valacyclovir at 4 or 6 months after rash onset.45” should have stated, “A Cochrane review of antiviral treatment for preventing PHN reported no benefit of acyclovir for reducing the incidence of PHN; there was insufficient evidence to determine the efficacy of other antivirals.45

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