The Journal publishes corrections when they are of significance to patient care, scientific data or record-keeping, or authorship, whether that error was made by an author, editor, or staff. Errata also appear in the online version and are attached to files downloaded from jbjs.org.
In the article entitled “Locally Administered Antibiotics for Prophylaxis Against Surgical Wound Infection. An in Vivo Study” (2007;89:929-33) by Yarboro et al., the American Type Culture Collection [ATCC] number given for the gentamicin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus was incorrect. The correct number is 25923.