In the article “Trends in the number of patients linked to potential vet-shopping behavior in the United States (2014–2019)” (Am J Vet Res. 2022;83(2):147–152), the label for the rows under “Controlled substance prescriptions from veterinar-ians” and “Controlled substance prescriptions from nonveterinarians” should be “Number of dispensed prescriptions.” The corrected table appears below.
Dispensed controlled substance prescriptions from US veterinarians and nonveterinarians from 2014 through 2019.
Controlled substance prescriptions from veterinarians
In the report “Idiopathic pure red cell aplasia and nonregenerative immune-mediated anemia in dogs: 43 cases (1988-1999)” (J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2000;216(9):1429-1436. doi: 10.2460/javma.2000.216.1429), the units for serum iron concentration in Table 2 should be (μg/dL) and not (mg/dL).
In the report “A survey of negative mental health outcomes, workplace and school climate, and identity disclosure for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and asexual veterinary professionals and students in the United States and United Kingdom” (JAVMA 2020;257:417-431), The authors' noticed after publication that there were three duplicate entries in the database. After re-running all statistical analyses presented in the paper, it was determined that no outcomes were changed, and consequently, there are no changes to the manuscript. Data are available for review upon request.
In the report “Single-dose pharmacokinetics of orally and rectally administered misoprostol in adult horses” (Am J Vet Res 2019;80:1026–1033), the units for area under the concentration-versus-time curve (AUCall) and AUC0–∞ in the abstract and Table 2 should be (pg·s/mL) and not (pg·h/mL).
The article “Retailers see benefits in offering veterinary telehealth” in the April 1, 2021, issue of JAVMA News, page 687, incorrectly reported that Chewy, the online pet food and product company, is owned by PetSmart. Chewy recently separated from PetSmart and operates independently of the company.
The articles “New forensic programs investigate deaths of unclaimed dogs and cats” and “ASPCA opens Veterinary Forensic Science Center” in the Feb. 15, 2021, issue of JAVMA News, pages 342 and 343, respectively, incorrectly named several organizations as creators of guidelines on postmortem examinations. The International Veterinary Forensic Sciences Association alone created the guidelines. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, in collaboration with Florida International University and Tufts University, created separate clinical standards and best practices for veterinary forensic sciences. Also, the first article gave the wrong year for when A Dog Has No
In the article “Definitions of research animal, laboratory animal, laboratory animal veterinarian, research veterinarian, and research animal veterinarian” (J Am Vet Med Assoc 2021;258:254–255), the correct spelling for the first representative from the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners is Leah Makaron. Also, Kate Storves should be listed as a representative for the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. Finally, it should be noted that although Dr. Hasenau was the primary author, all of the members of the Consortium assisted in authorship of the article.
In the article “A minimally invasive surgical technique for ureteral ostioplasty in two fillies with ureteral ectopia” (J Am Vet Med Assoc 2018;253:1467–1472), a reference was omitted in the first sentence of the seventh paragraph of the Discussion section. The sentence should read as follows: Ureteral ostioplasty performed in dogs involves cystoscopy-guided laser ablation of the tissue separating the intramural portion of the ureter from the urethra and bladder24,25,38 because the size of the urethra prohibits introduction of additional laparoscopic instruments. The omitted reference is reference 38 and should read as follows:
In the article “Effect of suture caliber on the tensile strength of tenorrhaphies in cadaveric canine tendons ” (Am J Vet Res 2020;81:714–719), there was an error in the degrees listed for the first author, Dr. Duffy. The information for this author should have read Daniel J. Duffy BVM&S (Hons), MS.
In the article “Ultrasonographic and hormonal characterization of reproductive health and disease in wild, semiwild, and aquarium-housed southern stingrays (Hypanus americanus)” (Am J Vet Res 2019;80:931–942), there was an error in the sentence in the Materials and Methods that reads “Both lagoon-housed and wild southern stingrays were offered a daily diet consisting of shrimp, squid, and an aquatic gel product.d” The sentence should read “Lagoon-housed southern stingrays were offered a daily diet consisting of shrimp, squid, and an aquatic gel product.d”