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Infectious Diseases and Therapy

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 61–62 | Cite as

Erratum to: Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Disease in a National Cohort of Older Adults

  • Haley J. Morrill
  • Aisling R. Caffrey
  • Eunsun Noh
  • Kerry L. LaPlanteEmail author
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Erratum to: Infect Dis Ther DOI 10.1007/s40121-014-0025-y

The authors would like to make the following adjustment to the above mentioned article. In the published Table 1, total inpatient incidence should be placed under the heading “Inpatient incidence” and not “Outpatient incidence”. The correction can be seen in the table below.

Table 1 Annual incidence of pneumococcal disease by healthcare and age group

Year

Outpatient incidencea

Inpatient incidenceb

Totalc

50–64 years

≥65 years

Totalc

50–64 years

≥65 years

Serious diseased

Invasive diseasee

2002

5.8

2.4

3.4

262.3

105.5

156.8

235.3

78.1

2003

6.0

2.5

3.4

288.5

116.2

172.2

254.8

97.0

2004

5.9

2.5

3.4

270.4

116.9

153.5

234.5

88.9

2005

6.0

2.7

3.3

280.6

124.7

155.9

240.0

88.6

2006

6.0

2.7

3.3

278.1

136.1

141.9

240.6

91.0

2007

5.9

2.7

3.2

277.7

135.5

142.2

230.1

87.5

2008

5.6

2.6

3.0

309.9

147.1

162.8

264.0

97.7

2009

4.9

2.2

2.7

307.4

148.7

158.7

258.5

91.6

2010

4.0

1.8

2.2

305.4

144.3

161.1

253.4

92.6

2011

2.9

1.3

1.6

328.1

154.5

173.5

264.7

94.6

Annualized percent change (%)

−3.5

−4.1

−3.1

0.2

−0.6

0.7

0.1

−1.0

P value

<0.001

0.001

0.003

0.846

0.391

0.533

0.888

0.454

Incidence based on all positive Streptococcus pneumoniae cultures from any site, unless otherwise indicated

aNumber of infections per 100,000 clinic visits

bNumber of infections per 100,000 hospital visits

cIncludes all patients aged ≥50 years

dIncludes only serious pneumococcal infections (pneumonia, bacteremia, and meningitis)

eIncludes only invasive pneumococcal disease (bacteremia, meningitis, and bacteremic pneumonia)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haley J. Morrill
    • 1
    • 2
  • Aisling R. Caffrey
    • 1
    • 2
  • Eunsun Noh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kerry L. LaPlante
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Infectious Diseases Research ProgramVeterans Affairs Medical CenterProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of PharmacyUniversity of Rhode IslandKingstonUSA
  3. 3.Division of Infectious DiseasesWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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