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May 24/31, 2016

Incorrect Wording in Recommendations

JAMA. 2016;315(20):2237. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5851

In the JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis entitled “Screening for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Hepatitis B,” published in the March 22/29, 2016, issue of JAMA,1 the Major Recommendations section of the box on page 1278 contained incorrect wording. The first sentence under the hepatitis B recommendations should have read “All individuals at high risk of hepatitis B infection should be screened with hepatitis B surface antigen, surface antibody, and core antibody.” This article was corrected online.

Tanksley  A, Cifu  AS.  Screening for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and hepatitis B.  JAMA. 2016;315(12):1278-1279.PubMedArticle