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Erratum to: A whole genome association study of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Malawi

The original article was published in Genome Medicine 2010 2:17

Abstract

A correction to: Bonnie R Joubert, Ethan M Lange, Nora Franceschini, Victor Mwapasa, Kari E North, Steven R Meshnick andthe NIAID Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology. A whole genome association study of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Malawi. Genome Medicine 2010, 2:17.

We wish to report some corrections to our study [1], none of which alters the interpretation of the data or the conclusions drawn. After publication of this work we noted that the sample size required further clarification.

Results

A total of 246 infants (114 cases, 132 controls; 116 males, 121 females, 9 with imputed gender) passed laboratory quality control. Statistical quality control removed 15 individuals for low genotyping, resulting in a total of 231 individuals (103 cases, 128 controls; 114 males, 117 females). Of the 655,352 SNPs tested, 68,297 failed statistical quality control due to HWE P < 0.001 in the controls (N = 431), low genotyping rate (N = 21,589), or for MAF < 0.01 (N = 53,477), where some overlap of SNPs across exclusion criteria existed. Results were presented for 587,055 SNPs.

Additional data files

Additional data files 1 and 2 containing the corrected data are available online with this article.

References

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    Joubert Bonnie R, Lange Ethan M, Franceschini Nora, Mwapasa Victor, North Kari E, Meshnick Steven R, the NIAID Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology: A whole genome association study of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Malawi. Genome Medicine. 2010, 2: 17-

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Correspondence to Bonnie R Joubert.

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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/gm138

Electronic supplementary material

Additional file 1: A Word document giving effect estimates for top SNPs of interest, by mode of transmission. The data provided represent the genome-wide association analysis by mode of HIV transmission. (DOCX 17 KB)

Additional file 2: A Word document giving effect estimates for SNPs near or within genes associated with HIV/AIDS. The data provided represent the genome-wide association analysis for specific regions that have previously demonstrated association with HIV/AIDS, described in the Introduction section. (DOCX 73 KB)

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