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Correction: Reliability of parental reports of head lice in their children

Megan L Counahan, Ross M Andrews and Rick Speare
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (5): 280.
Published online: 5 September 2005

Re: the letter “Reliability of parental reports of head lice in their children, by Megan L Counahan, Ross M Andrews and Rick Speare, in the 7 February issue of the Journal (Med J Aust 2005; 182: 137-138). There was an error in Box 2, Sensitivity and specificity of parental report versus screening. The specificity given as 94.0% (969/1030) should have been 98.8% (1018/1030).

  • Megan L Counahan
  • Ross M Andrews
  • Rick Speare


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