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Errata: Vol. 57, No. 42

In Table II, "Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ending October 18, 2008, and October 20, 2007 (42nd week)," errors occurred in the United States totals for certain diseases. The cumulative 2008 totals for these diseases should read as follows: coccidiodomycosis, 5,113; giardiasis, 13,368; rabies, animal, 3,838; Rocky Mountain spotted fever, 1,751; Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease, nondrug resistant, age <5 years, 1,239; Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease, drug resistant, all ages, 2,287; Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease, drug resistant, age <5 years, 334. In addition, the current week total for Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease, nondrug resistant, age <5 years should read 11.

In the report, "Update: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Associated with Cadaveric Dura Mater Grafts --- Japan, 1978--2008," errors occurred in Figure 1 on page 1152. The corrected figure follows.

Figure 1

FIGURE. Number of cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) (N = 132) associated with dura mater grafts,* by year of procedure
and illness onset  Japan, 19782006
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