International Journal of Hematology

, Volume 107, Issue 1, pp 122–122 | Cite as

Correction to: Iron and infection


Correction to: Int J Hematol

The author would like to correct the error in the “Abstract” section of original publication as given below.

The last sentence should read as “Anemia of inflammation (formerly known as anemia of chronic diseases) is an “off-target” effect of host defense wherein inflammatory cytokines shorten erythrocyte lifespan by activating macrophages, prioritize leukocyte production in the marrow, and induce hepcidin to decrease plasma transferrin saturation and the concentration of non-transferrin-bound iron”.

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© The Japanese Society of Hematology 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CHS 52-243, Departments of Medicine and Pathology, David Geffen School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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