IgG-antiphospholipid antibodies in follicular fluid of IVF-ET patients are related to low fertilization rate of their oocytes

Authors

  • H Matsubayashi,

  • T Sugi,

  • T Arai,

  • M Shida,

  • A Kondo,

  • T Suzuki,

  • S Izumi,

  • JA McIntyre

Errata

This article corrects:

  1. IgG-Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Follicular Fluid of IVF-ET Patients are Related to Low Fertilization Rate of Their Oocytes Volume 55, Issue 5, 341–348, Article first published online: 30 March 2006

  • Am J Reprod Immunol 2006; 55: 341-348

In the above paper1, the following error was published on p. 344 in the footnote of Table 2.

hP = 0.07

Table II.   Comparison of demographics and subsequent IVF findings in follicular fluid-aspirated cycle for three groups
 A (n = 17)B (n = 12)C (n = 15)
  1. Values are mean ± S.D. or percentage.

  2. aTukey's test (after one-way ANOVA).

  3. bIndicating only abortion (elective or spontaneous) including chemical pregnancy.

  4. cChi-squared test for contingency table.

  5. dWhen the embryo was 1 or 2 grade of Veeck's classification.

  6. eP = 0.03, fP = 0.02, gP = 0.03, hP = 0.07.

IgG-aPL+
IgM-aPL+(6), −(11)+
Age(year)a35.4 ± 2.737.4 ± 4.736.4 ± 3.3
Previous pregnancy historyb (+ or −)c58.8% (10/17)66.7% (8/12)53.3% (8/15)
Infertility length (year)a9.5 ± 2.7e,f7.2 ± 2.3e7.1 ± 2.0f
Previous IVF-ET (number)a4.6 ± 1.84.7 ± 1.54.5 ± 1.5
Mortile sperm (number)a59.6 ± 28.259.4 ± 39.055.6 ± 26.2
Degenerated oocytes/retrieved oocytesc4.4% (6/136)6.4% (4/62)9.4% (9/95)
Fertilized embryos/inseminated oocytesc63.1% (82/130)g,h79.3% (46/58)g80.2% (69/86)h
Good quality embryosd / fertilized and cleaved embryosc77.2% (61/79)68.2% (30/44)64.7 (44/68)

This was incorrect and should have read: hP = 0.007

Table II.   Comparison of demographics and subsequent IVF findings in follicular fluid-aspirated cycle for three groups
 A (n = 17)B (n = 12)C (n = 15)
  1. Values are mean ± S.D. or percentage.

  2. aTukey's test (after one-way ANOVA).

  3. bIndicating only abortion (elective or spontaneous) including chemical pregnancy.

  4. cChi-squared test for contingency table.

  5. dWhen the embryo was 1 or 2 grade of Veeck's classification.

  6. eP = 0.03, fP = 0.02, gP = 0.03, hP = 0.007.

IgG-aPL+
IgM-aPL+(6), −(11)+
Age(year)a35.4 ± 2.737.4 ± 4.736.4 ± 3.3
Previous pregnancy historyb (+ or −)c58.8% (10/17)66.7% (8/12)53.3% (8/15)
Infertility length (year)a9.5 ± 2.7e,f7.2 ± 2.3e7.1 ± 2.0f
Previous IVF-ET (number)a4.6 ± 1.84.7 ± 1.54.5 ± 1.5
Mortile sperm (number)a59.6 ± 28.259.4 ± 39.055.6 ± 26.2
Degenerated oocytes/retrieved oocytesc4.4% (6/136)6.4% (4/62)9.4% (9/95)
Fertilized embryos/inseminated oocytesc63.1% (82/130)g,h79.3% (46/58)g80.2% (69/86)h
Good quality embryosd / fertilized and cleaved embryosc77.2% (61/79)68.2% (30/44)64.7 (44/68)

The publisher apologises for this error.

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