Correction to: Iron and infection
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Correction to: Int J Hematol https://doi.org/10.1007/s12185-017-2366-2
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”.