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May 26, 1989

Incorrect Word

JAMA. 1989;261(20):2958. doi:10.1001/jama.1989.03420200048035

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An error occurred in the Medical News & Perspectives article entitled "In Herpes or Chlamydial Infections, Immune Response May Be Key Factor in Lost Vision," published in the Feb 10 issue of The Journal (1989;261:819-820). On page 819, the third complete sentence in the second column should have read as follows: "The researchers infected all mice by applying a suspension of herpes simplex virus topically and rubbing it into a previously scarified cornea [not 'lens'].