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Quality assessment of buccal versus blood genomic DNA using the Affymetrix 500 K GeneChip

Jessica G Woo*, Guangyun Sun, Mary Haverbusch, Subbarao Indugula, Lisa J Martin, Joseph P Broderick, Ranjan Deka and Daniel Woo

BMC Genetics 2007, 8:79  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-8-79

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Authors' erratum

Jessica Woo   (2008-01-28 12:14)  Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center email

Readers,

After publication we discovered an erratum in the discussion. On page 3, first column, a sentence should be changed to: "While we did not specifically quantitate non-human DNA in our samples, the high call rates we and others have reported for buccal samples suggest that bacterial contamination may, in fact, be a minor issue, perhaps due to the human-specific probes employed in large-scale genotyping."

This change will be included in the XML and PDF versions of the published article within the next few weeks to months.

We apologize for any confusion.

Jessica Woo

Competing interests

None.

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