CCDR Corrections: Volume 43-2, February 2017
Volume 43-2, February 2, 2017: Sexually transmitted infections
Authors’ corrections for Can Commun Dis Rep. 2016;42(11)
M Ebrahim1, D Gravel1*, C Thabet1, K Abdesselam1, S Paramalingam1, C Hyson1
1 Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Ebrahim M, Gravel D, Thabet C, Abdesselam K, Paramalingam S, Hyson C. Correction for Can Commun Dis Rep. 2016;42(11). Can Commun Dis Rep. 2017;43(2):61.
In the article “Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance trends in Canada: 2014”Footnote 1 by Ebrahim M et al published on November 3, 2016, the following corrections were made on February 2, 2017 upon the request of the authors:
In the Results, in the “Antibiotic use” section, under the sub-heading “Usage in food production animals” the following two sentences:
“Due to a new indication for use for fluoroquinolone in animals, the quantity of fluoroquinolones distributed increased by 14% between 2013 and 2014. However there has been an overall 40% increase since 2010.”
were changed to:
“Since 2010 there has been a 40% increase in the quantity of fluoroquinolones distributed for use in animals, likely due in part to the approval of a new indication for fluoroquinolone use. Between 2013 and 2014, the quantity increased by 14%.”
At the end of the Acknowledgements the following sentence was added:
The authors would also like to acknowledge with thanks the Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (CARSS) team for the creation of materials and Figures used in this summary.
CCDR correction for Can Commun Dis Rep. 2017;43(1)
Canada Communicable Disease Report Editorial team1*
1 CCDR Editorial Office, Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Branch, Public Health Agency of Canada Ottawa, ON
Canada Communicable Disease Report Editorial team. Correction for Can Commun Dis Rep. 2017;43(1). Can Commun Dis Rep. 2017;43(2):61.
In “The editorial and production process” section, under the sub-heading “Assessment and revision”, the sentence:
“Manuscripts that have been correctly submitted are screened by the editorial team for appropriateness and assessed with iThenticate12 software for redundancy.”
was changed to:
“Manuscripts that have been correctly submitted are assessed by the editorial team for appropriateness and will soon be routinely screened with antiplagiarism software.”
and footnote 12 was removed.
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