Severe chickenpox during treatment with corticosteroids
Justin Bendig and colleagues have pointed out that the subtitle given by the editorial staff to their letter on this subject (“Commercial assays have high false positive rate”; 4 February, pp 327-8) is misleading. A more appropriate subtitle would have been “Latex assay shows false negatives.”
Smoking and death
An editorial error occurred in this letter by Rodolfo Saracci (4 March, p 600). Parts (a) and (b) of the published figure are transposed and do not correspond to the legend or citations in the text. Therefore, the last sentences of the second and third paragraphs refer to part (b) of the published figure and the penultimate sentence refers to part (a).