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Erratum to: Limited reliability of the indirect immunofluorescence technique for the detection of anti-Rib-P antibodies

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  • 2Email author
Arthritis Research & Therapy200911:402

https://doi.org/10.1186/ar2599

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The original article was published in Arthritis Research & Therapy 2008 10:R131

Following publication of our recent article [1], we noticed the following errors:

In the Results section, under the heading 'Confirmation of anti-Rib-P reactivity in 51 samples by other methods', in the first sentence, 39.6% should be 41.2%.

In the same section, the following sentence:

The agreement between the individual methods and the IB was found at 0.57 (P < 0.0001) (ELISA), 0.71 (P < 0.0001), and 0.96 (P < 0.0001) according to the kappa method.

Should read:

The agreement between the individual methods and the IB was found at 0.57 (P < 0.0001) (ELISA), 0.71 (P < 0.0001) (LIA), and 0.96 (P < 0.0001) (EliA(R)) according to the kappa method.

In the results section, under the heading 'Anti-Rib-P reactivity in a systemic lupus erythematosus cohort and controls', in the second sentence, 28% should be 29%.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Dr Fooke Laboratorien GmbH, Mainstraße 85, D-41469 Neuss, Germany
(2)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
(3)
Mikrogen GmbH, Floriansbogen 2-4, 82061 Neuried, Germany

References

  1. Mahler M, Ngo JT, Schulte-Pelkum J, Luettich T, Fritzler MJ: Limited reliability of the indirect immunofluorescence technique for the detection of anti-Rib-P antibodies. Arthritis Res Ther. 2008, 10: R131-10.1186/ar2548.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar

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