Incorrect Wording and Data: In the JAMA-EXPRESS
Original Contribution entitled "Clinical Features and Short-term Outcomes
of 144 Patients With SARS in the Greater Toronto Area" published in the June
4, 2003, issue of THE JOURNAL (2003;289:2801-2809), 2 errors occurred on page
2804. The second full sentence in the first column should have read "... or
because they did not meet the case definition requiring admission." Also,
in the second full paragraph under "Treatment and Associated Toxicities,"
the second sentence should have read "Sixty-two patients (49%) experienced
a decrease in hemoglobin level of at least 2 g/dL after ribavirin was initiated."