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Erratum to: A novel antigen capture ELISA for the specific detection of IgG antibodies to elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus

  • Petra B. van den Doel1,
  • Víctor Rodríguez Prieto3,
  • Sarah E. van Rossum-Fikkert4,
  • Willem Schaftenaar5,
  • Erin Latimer6,
  • Lauren Howard7,
  • Sarah Chapman8,
  • Nic Masters9,
  • Albert D. M. E. Osterhaus1, 2,
  • Paul D. Ling10,
  • Akbar Dastjerdi11 and
  • Byron Martina1, 2Email author
BMC Public Health201515:851

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2178-3

Received: 13 August 2015

Accepted: 21 August 2015

Published: 3 September 2015

The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2015 11:203

Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained an error. The zoo numbers in Table 2 are incorrect. The correct version of Table 2 can be found below;
Table 2

Age, sex, and clinical EEHV status of elephants in the study cohort of USA zoos

Zoo

Animal

Sex

Born

Status

Age

Serostatus

Sample #

Period

PCR detection

Detection site

Clinical signs

Remark

6

A

M

Wild

Alive

50

ND

13

2006-2012

EEHV5A (2011)

TW

Subclinical

 

6

B

F

Wild

Alive

46

Border

13

2006-2012

EEHV1B (2009)/EEHV5(2011)

WB

Lethargic

Ref [23, 24]

6

C

F

Wild

Alive

34

ND

9

2008-2012

EEHV1A-(2009)/EEHV5B (2011)

TW

Subclinical

Ref [15]

6

C1

M

Captive

Alive

10

ND

9

2008-2012

EEHV1A/EEHV1B/EEHV5B

TW/WB

subclinical

Ref [15, 23]

6

C2

F

Captive

Alive

4

Pos

2

2012

EEHV5A (2011)

TW

Subclinical

Ref [15]

6

D

F

Captive

Alive

24

Pos

13

2006-2012

EEHV1A(2009)/EEHV1B (2010)

TW/WB 2010

Subclinical

Ref [12, 19, 24]

6

D1

M

Captive

Alive

5

Pos

2

2010-2012

EEHV5A (2011)

TW/WB

Temporal gland swelling

Ref [15]

7

A

F

Wild

Alive

44

Pos

11

2006-2011

Not detected

   

7

B

F

Wild

Alive

44

ND

12

2006-2011

Not detected

   

7

B1

M

Captive

Alive

22

Pos

11

2006-2011

Not detected

   

7

C

F

Wild

Alive

44

ND

11

2006-2011

Not detected

  

Ref [19]

7

C1

F

Captive

Alive

8

Pos

6

2009-2011

EEHV1A (2010)/EEHV1B (2009)

WB/TW

Subclinical feb/dec 2009

Ref [19]

7

D

F

Wild

Alive

35

Pos

11

2006-2011

Not detected

   

7

E

F

Captive

Alive

18

Pos

11

2006-2011

Not detected

   

7

E1

F

Captive

Alive

8

Pos

5

2009-2011

EEHV1A/EEHV1B (2009)

WB/TW

Clinically ill feb/dec 2009

Ref [19]

8

A

F

Wild

Alive

45

Pos

7

2006-2010

Not available

   

8

B

F

Wild

Alive

44

Pos

7

2006-2010

Not available

   

8

B1

F

Captive

Alive

16

Pos

7

2006-2010

Not available

   

8

C

F

Wild

Dead

41

Border

4

2006-2007

Not available

   

8

D

F

Captive

Alive

26

Pos

7

2006-2010

Not available

   

9

A

F

Wild

Alive

48

Border

10

2006-2011

Not done

   

9

B

F

Wild

Alive

41

Border

9

2006-2011

Not done

   

9

B1

F

Captive

Alive

22

Pos

10

2006-2011

Not done

   

9

B1-1

F

Captive

Alive

5

Pos

1

2010

Not detected

   

9

C

M

Captive

Alive

17

Pos

10

2006-2011

Not detected

   

9

D

M

Captive

Alive

16

Pos

7

2006-2009

Not detected

   

Zoos are numbered, elephants are indicated with a letter and subsequent numbers describe maternal offspring

ND, not detectable

TW, trunk wash

C, conjunctiva

U, urine

O, oral lesion

WB, whole blood

V, vulva

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
ViroScience Lab, Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus MC
(2)
Artemis One Health Research Institute
(3)
VISAVET Centre, Animal Health Department, Complutense University of Madrid
(4)
Department of Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center
(5)
Veterinary Services, Rotterdam Zoo
(6)
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
(7)
Department of Animal Health, Houston Zoo, Inc.
(8)
East-Midland Zoological Society, Twycross Zoo
(9)
Veterinary Services, Zoological Society of London
(10)
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor’s College of Medicine
(11)
Animal and Plant Health Agency

Copyright

© van den Doel et al. 2015

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