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Nutritional hyperhomocysteinaemia

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 25 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:800

This editorial by Mohan and Stansby (12 June, pp 1569-70) contained an error in the dose given for folic acid supplementation. The third sentence of the fifth paragraph should have read: “The effective dose of supplementation has not yet been determined, but maximal therapeutic effect is seen with doses over 400 μg [not 400 mg] and after four to six weeks.”