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Correction: Practical management of antibiotic allergy in adults

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McLean-Tooke A, Aldridge C, Stroud C, et al. Practical management of antibiotic allergy in adults. J Clin Pathol 2011;64:192–9. doi: 10.1136/jcp.2010.077289.

Under the heading “Skin prick testing (SPT) and intradermal testing (IDT)” the sentence “Skin testing for antibiotic allergy has a low sensitivity (21–43%) depending on the particular antibiotic being tested, but a high specificity (7-99%)” should read “Skin testing for antibiotic allergy has a low sensitivity (21–43%) depending on the particular antibiotic being tested, but a high specificity ( 97–99%).

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