In a Reply Letter entitled "Control of Outbreaks Due to Organisms Producing
Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases" published in the March 24/31, 1999, issue
of THE JOURNAL (1999;281:1080-1081), several words were deleted in the production
process. In the fifth paragraph on page 1080, the end of the fourth sentence
should have read " . . . owing to the critical nature of most infections in
intensive care units."
Incorrect Wording. JAMA. 1999;282(5):431. doi:10.1001/jama.282.5.431