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Am Fam Physician. 2000;61(12):3567

An item in “Tips from Other Journals,” entitled “Efficacy and Safety of Therapy for Human Scabies Infestation” (January 15, 2000, page 513) contained a dosage error in the second paragraph. The correct dosage for ivermectin is 150 to 200 μg per kg in 6-mg tablets. In addition, the word “pruritus” was misspelled twice in this item.

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