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Erratum to: Thoracic ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in adults: a meta-analysis

Respiratory Research201516:104

  • Received: 6 August 2015
  • Accepted: 6 August 2015
  • Published:

The original article was published in Respiratory Research 2015 16:89


After publication of the original article [1], it came to the publisher’s attention that figure 2, associated with the Authors Response, had been accidently omitted. The original article has been corrected to include this figure. A citation to the figure has been inserted in the following sentence, “…our revised estimates yielded an overall sensitivity of 92 % (95 % CI 90 %-94 %) and specificity of 92 % (95 % CI 90 %-94 %; Fig. 2)…”



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Authors’ Affiliations

Inselspital/Bern University Hospital, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Bern, 3010, Switzerland


  1. Berlet T. Thoracic ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in adults: a meta-analysis. Respir Res. 2015;16:89.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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