Correction: Quality assessment of the enhanced gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance program in Thailand, 2015-2016

Weston E, Lertpruek S, Tongtoyai J. Quality assessment of the enhanced gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance program in Thailand, 2015–2016. Sex Transm Infect 2017;93:A28–9. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2017-053264.71. The authors have requested a correction to the author list and affiliations for their abstract. While E Weston

Laterally mobile chromosomes

Nature Reviews Genetics, Published online: 18 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41576-021-00437-6 A study in Nature Communications shows that horizontal transfer of bacterial chromosomes by phage-mediated lateral transduction renders them more mobile than many classically defined mobile genetic elements, including plasmids and transposons.

Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease of undetermined aetiology in Taiwanese farmers: a cross-sectional study from Changhua Community-based Integrated Screening programme

Objectives Chronic kidney disease of undetermined or non-traditional aetiology (CKDu or CKDnT) has been reported in Mesoamerica among farmers under heat stress. Epidemiological evidence was lacking in Asian countries with similar climatic conditions. The objective of this study was to

European League against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus: the laboratory immunologists point of view

We read with great interest the new European League against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology (EULAR/ACR) classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Aringer et al,1 that recommend a positive antinuclear antibody (ANA) test as an entry criterion for SLE

The language of genetics

Nature Genetics, Published online: 05 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41588-021-00965-1 The language used in genetic and medical research to describe populations has a fraught history, and current practices must be sensitively considered when reporting on genetic cohorts and analyses.

A Good Death?

“I’ve lived with this for 10 years. I’m hoping for another 2, to make it to my 85th birthday so I can have a big party.” My patient’s voice was weak, but his goals were clear. He had been transferred

Cool Water

This man is dying, I think. That is my assessment. But I know by now that such thoughts are not welcomed here. “Plan,” says the Resident, “plan.” Dutifully, I prattle, “Well, he has some fluid to give, let’s aim for

The language of genetics

Nature Genetics, Published online: 05 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41588-021-00965-1 The language used in genetic and medical research to describe populations has a fraught history, and current practices must be sensitively considered when reporting on genetic cohorts and analyses.

Yukiko Gotoh

In an interview with Neuron, Yukiko Gotoh shares how limitations imposed by the pandemic have proven inspirational, including how neuroscience may inform the development of tools to improve virtual reality and online communication, and how technology and automation might help

Author Surname Correction

In the Letter to the Editor titled “Therapeutic Drug Monitoring vs Standard Therapy During Infliximab Induction in Patients With Chronic Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases,” published in the September 21, 2021, issue of JAMA, the first author’s surname should have been listed

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