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Erratum to: The Salmonella pathogenicity island 13 contributes to pathogenesis in streptomycin pre-treated mice but not in day-old chickens

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The original article was published in Gut Pathogens 2016 8:16

Erratum to: Gut Pathog (2016) 8:16 DOI 10.1186/s13099-016-0098-0

Following publication of the original article in Gut Pathogens [1], it was brought to our attention that graphs for Figures 6 and 8 were interchanged and are therefore incorrect.

Please find the correct Figs. 6 and 8 below. Also in the Results and Discussion section titled “SPI-13 does not contribute to the survival of S. Enteritidis in chicken macrophages,” the uptake of the ΔSPI-13 mutant is incorrectly described as having a higher uptake in HD11 macrophages compared to the WT strain. We observed higher uptake of the WT strain in HD-11 cells.

Fig. 6
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Deletion of SPI-13 results in increased uptake and reduced survival (2 and 20 h) in mouse RAW264.7 macrophages. Bars represent mean percent of each phenotype from three biological replicates ± SEM. Significant differences were determined using two sample t test not assuming equal variances (*P < 0.05)

Fig. 8
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Deletion of SPI-13 does not affect survival in HD11 chicken macrophages. Macrophages were infected at an MOI of ~20 and the mean percent uptake and percent survival at 2 and 20 h post infection was determined from three biological replicates. Significant differences were determined using two-sample t test not assuming equal variances (*P < 0.05)

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    Elder JR, Chiok KL, Paul NC, Haldorson G, Guard J, Shah DH. The Salmonella pathogenicity island 13 contributes to pathogenesis in streptomycin pre-treated mice but not in day-old chickens. Gut Pathogens. 2016;18:16.

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Correspondence to Devendra H. Shah.

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Elder, J.R., Chiok, K.L., Paul, N.C. et al. Erratum to: The Salmonella pathogenicity island 13 contributes to pathogenesis in streptomycin pre-treated mice but not in day-old chickens. Gut Pathog 8, 35 (2016) doi:10.1186/s13099-016-0114-4

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