An error appeared in the article by Reynolds et al, titled “Brain-Type Natriuretic Peptide in the Diagnosis and Management of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn” that was published in the November 2004 issue of Pediatrics (2004;114:1297–1304). In “Results” on page 1299, the second paragraph of “Initial BNP Levels,” the authors wrote: “An initial BNP level >550 pg/mL was predictive of PPHN (P < .001) with sensitivity of 83% and specificity of 100%.” It should have read as follows: “An initial BNP level >550 pg/mL was predictive of PPHN (P < .001) with sensitivity equal to 100% and specificity equal to 90%.

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