Effectiveness of discontinuing antibiotic treatment after three days versus eight days in mild to moderate-severe community acquired pneumonia: randomised, double blind studyBMJ 2006; 333 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7570.690-a (Published 28 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:690
The authors of this paper, Rachida el Moussaoui and colleagues, have alerted us to some small errors they made when writing their article (BMJ 2006;332:1355-8, 10 Jun). These occurred in table 2 of the full version text on bmj.com and in the accompanying text. In the per protocol analysis on day 10 the difference between the two arms should be −0.7% (−10% to 9%) [not 0.1% (−9% to 10%)], and in the per protocol analysis on day 28 the difference should be 3% (−9% to 15%) [not 2% (−9% to 15%)]. However, the authors confirm that the text is correct in explaining these differences and that the conclusions drawn are not affected by the errors.