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European Journal of Nutrition

, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 423–423 | Cite as

Erratum to: Carbon and nitrogen isotopic ratios of urine and faeces as novel nutritional biomarkers of meat and fish intake

  • Gunter G. C. KuhnleEmail author
  • Annemiek M. C. P. Joosen
  • Catherine J. Kneale
  • Tamsin C. O’Connell
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Erratum to: Eur J Nutr DOI 10.1007/s00394-012-0328-2

In the original publication, Table 2 was published incorrectly as the values for urine and faeces were inadvertently interchanged. The corrected table is given below.
Table 2

Isotope ratios (δ 13C and δ 15N) of blood, faeces and urine (median and inter-quartile range)

Diet group

n

δ 13C (‰)

δ 15N (‰)

Blooda

 Fish

13

−22.7 (−23.0 to −22.6)

8.5 (8.4–8.6)

 Meat/fish

11

−23.0 (−23.2 to −22.6)

8.5 (8.3–8.7)

 Meat

14

−22.8 (−23.1 to −22.5)

8.5 (8.3–8.7)

 Vegetarian

Urineb

 Fish

14

−23.2 (−23.4 to −22.9)

6.7 (6.3–6.8)

 Meat/fish

13

−24.0 (−24.3 to −23.5)

5.7 (5.2–6.0)

 Meat

14

−24.3 (−24.4 to −23.8)

5.6 (5.5–5.9)

 Vegetarian

4

−24.8 (−25.0 to −24.5)

3.5 (3.4–3.8)

Faecesb

 Fish

14

−25.8 (−26.2 to −25.5)

7.8 (7.3–8.1)

 Meat/fish

13

−26.4 (−26.6 to −26.2)

7.0 (6.8–7.8)

 Meat

14

−26.5 (−26.7 to −26.3)

6.9 (6.7–7.2)

 Vegetarian

4

−27.2 (−27.4 to −27.0)

5.0 (4.5–5.4)

aNo significant differences between diets (p > 0.6 for δ 13C and δ 15N, Kruskal–Wallis test)

bSignificant differences between diets (p < 0.0005 for δ 13C and δ 15N, Kruskal–Wallis test)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunter G. C. Kuhnle
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Annemiek M. C. P. Joosen
    • 2
  • Catherine J. Kneale
    • 4
  • Tamsin C. O’Connell
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Food and Nutritional SciencesUniversity of ReadingReadingUK
  2. 2.MRC Dunn Human Nutrition UnitCambridgeUK
  3. 3.MRC Centre for Nutritional Epidemiology in Cancer Prevention and Survival, Department of Public Health and Primary CareUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  4. 4.McDonald Institute for Archaeological ResearchUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  5. 5.Department of Archaeology and AnthropologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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