RICHARD A. MILLER, M.D.; KING K. HOLMES, M.D., Ph.D.
To the editor: In reading the text of our article in the December issue ( 1 ), we noted a factually incorrect statement that resulted from our inadvertent deletion of a short clause during the preparation of the manuscript. The error occurs in the last sentence of the last paragraph on page 871. The sentence should read: "There is ample precedent in the genus Corynebacterium and in other bacteria for the presence of bacteriophage-linked toxins (for example, diphtheria, tetanus, botulism), and it is conceivable that a similar mechanism is operative in C. hemolyticum." The sentence, as published, incorrectly attributes the
MILLER RA, HOLMES KK. Correction: Corynebacterium hemolyticum Causing Pharyngitis and Rash in Young Adults. Ann Intern Med. ;106:483. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-106-3-483_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(3):483.
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