In Am J Trop Med Hyg 85: 1141–1143 by Velasquez and others, on page 1141 the amplification target should be 18s, not 16s. The reference for the Taq man primers and probes described on pages 1141–1142 was inadvertently omitted on page 1142. The corresponding reference is: Jothikumar N, personal communication. The authors regret this error.

In Am J Trop Med Hyg 91: 833–843 by Venkatesan and others, author Steffen Borrmann's address appears incorrectly on the manuscript. Instead of “Department of Microbiology, Magdeburg University School of Medicine, Magdeburg, Germany” it should read “Institute for Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, Germany.”