In the following research article, published in this journal in 2003 “Isabella M, Teresa BR, Silvano B, Serena B, Francesco B, Stefania B, Claudio C, Maurizio C, Elena DG, Marilena P, Licia T, Romano T. Utilization of genetic counseling by parents of a child or fetus with congenital malformation in North-East Italy. Am J Med Genet A. 2003 Sep 1;121A(3):214–8” the names of all authors present an inversion of the first name with the last name.

The list of the correct names (first name followed by last name) of the authors is shown below:

Isabella Mammi, Rosaria Teresa Basile, Silvano Bellato, Serena Belli, Francesco Benedicenti, Stefania Boni, Claudio Castellan, Maurizio Clementi, Elena Di Gianantonio, Marilena Petrella, Licia Turolla, Romano Tenconi.

The authors would like to sincerely apologize for this error and any confusion it may have caused.