BRIAN R. SMITH, M.D.
To the editor: A typographical error occurred in the article, "Immune Interventions in Disease," the UCLA Conference moderated by Dr. John Fahey (1). In Table 3, our data from a clinical trial of ex-vivo bone marrow T-cell depletion using an anti-CD5 monoclonal antibody and complement to abrogate graft versus host disease is presented. The data was taken from an abstract on the differential outcome of histocompatible versus histoincompatible Leu-1 depleted bone marrow transplants (2). Under "HLA-identical transplants" the data is presented as "Patients = 17; Graft Rejection = 1/6; Graft-versus-Host Disease = 2/15." As presented originally, the actual graft rejection
SMITH BR. Correction: An Error in a UCLA Conference on Immune Interventions. Ann Intern Med. ;106:783. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-106-5-783_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(5):783.
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