The following article from FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, Volume 26, Issue 2, November 1999, pp. 175–180, ‘Hamycin treatment of candidiasis in normal and diabetic rats’ by Jayant N. Dhuley, published online on 22 October 1999 on ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com), has been retracted by agreement between the journal Chief Editor, Patrik Bavoil, Elsevier and Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The author has been notified. The retraction has been agreed due to significant overlap between this article and the following article published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy; ‘Fluconazole (UK-49 858) Treatment of Candidiasis in Normal and Diabetic Rats’ by Melanie A. Fisher, P. Gregory Lee and William F. Tarry. Volume 33, Issue 7, 1989, pp. 1042–1045.