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Erratum to: lack of immunity against rubella among Italian young adults

  • Maria Serena Gallone1Email author,
  • Maria Filomena Gallone1,
  • Angela Maria Vittoria Larocca2,
  • Cinzia Germinario1 and
  • Silvio Tafuri1
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:630

Received: 11 September 2017

Accepted: 11 September 2017

Published: 19 September 2017

The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:199


After publication of this article [1], the authors noted that the given names and family names of all authors had been inverted, and are therefore incorrect in the original article.

In the original article, the author names appear as the following:

Gallone Maria Serena, Gallone Maria Filomena, Larocca Angela Maria Vittoria, Germinario Cinzia and Tafuri Silvio.

However, this is incorrect, and the author names should appear as per the below:

Maria Serena Gallone, Maria Filomena Gallone, Angela Maria Vittoria Larocca, Cinzia Germinario, Silvio Tafuri.

The author names have been corrected in the author list and the citation for this Erratum.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
Hygiene Unit, Bari Policlinico General Hospital, Bari, Italy


  1. Gallone MS, Gallone MF, Larocca AMV, Germinario C, Tafuri S. Lack of immunity against rubella among Italian young adults. BMC Infect Dis. 2017;17:199. ArticleGoogle Scholar


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