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Correction to: Use of a NAT-based assay to improve the surveillance system and prevent transfusion-transmitted malaria in blood banks

Correction to: Malar J (2020) 19:275 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03345-y

Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged that an author has been erroneously excluded from the article’s authorship.

The missing author is Elaine Costa, who was part of the team that validated the NAT platform, did the pilot study and analyzed the results.

To correct this error, please find Elaine Costa included in the author list of this correction.

In addition, please see here for the (corrected) Author Contributions statement:

GCM, ACGA, JHC, CMMA, NAF were responsible for patient recruitment and laboratory procedures; DR, MR, SR,EC, EFA validated the NAT platform and did the pilot study; DR, GCM, DTG, AT analyzed the results and wrote first draft of the manuscript; PA, GCM, AGPF, AT, WMM, and MVGL analyzed the results, revised and approved the final version of the manuscript.

The authors apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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    Rocha D, de Melo GC, Carneiro JMH, Ribeiro M, Ribeiro S, de Godoy DT, Costa E, de Almeida ACG, de Andrade EF, de Moura Abrahim CM, Fraiji NA, Ferreira AGP, Monteiro WM, Brindeiro R, Tanuri A, de Lacerda MVG, Alvarez P. Use of a NAT-based assay to improve the surveillance system and prevent transfusion-transmitted malaria in blood banks. Malar J. 2020;19:275. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03345-y.

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Rocha, D., de Melo, G.C., Carneiro, J.M.H. et al. Correction to: Use of a NAT-based assay to improve the surveillance system and prevent transfusion-transmitted malaria in blood banks. Malar J 19, 325 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03396-1

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