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Correction to: A short primer on lung stereology

The Original Article was published on 27 November 2021

Correction to: Ochs and Schipke Respiratory Research (2021) 22:305

Following publication of the original article [1], the authors identified errors in Table 3, Figure 1 and few headings style. It have been included in this correction.

The original article has been corrected.

1. Table 3 layout has been updated and given below

Table 3 The 7 crucial steps of a stereological study of the lung

2. Formula in Figure 1 legend has been updated.

The total volume of type II cells, V(type II), is then obtained as

$$V\left( {type\, II} \right) = V\left( {lung} \right)\cdot {V_{V} \left( {par/lung} \right)} \cdot {V_{V} \left( {alvsep/par} \right)} \cdot {V_{V} \left( {type II/alvsep} \right)}$$

3. Heading level has been updated with the Capital letters

  • Step 1: Planning your stereological study

  • Step 2: Preparation of lung tissue

  • Step 3: Definition and measurement of the reference space


  1. Ochs M, Schipke J. A short primer on lung stereology. Respir Res. 2021;22:305.

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Ochs, M., Schipke, J. Correction to: A short primer on lung stereology. Respir Res 23, 53 (2022).

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