The Brief Report entitled "Natural Limits of Pregnancy Testing in Relation
to the Expected Menstrual Period" published in the October 10, 2001, issue
of THE JOURNAL (2001;286:1759-1761) contained incorrect wording. On page 1761,
last paragraph, the third sentence should be: "Adolescents and young women
are frequent users of test kits14 but may be especially prone to
false-negative test results because they are at high risk for delayed ovulation.15"