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Published on 15.01.18 in Vol 4, No 1 (2018): Jan-Mar

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    Authorship Correction: Sampling Key Populations for HIV Surveillance: Results From Eight Cross-Sectional Studies Using Respondent-Driven Sampling and Venue-Based Snowball Sampling

    1Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States

    2Measurement and Surveillance of HIV Epidemics Consortium, Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

    3Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

    4Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University, Mbabane, Swaziland

    5Swaziland National AIDS Program, Mbabane, Swaziland

    Corresponding Author:

    Amrita Rao, ScM

    Department of Epidemiology

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    615 N. Wolfe St.

    Baltimore, MD, 21224

    United States

    Phone: 1 4105024546


    In the paper by Amrita Rao et al, “Sampling Key Populations for HIV Surveillance: Results from Eight Cross-Sectional Studies using Respondent-Driven Sampling and Venue-Based Snowball Sampling,” a mistake was made in the metadata and Duncan Kochelani was included twice, while Brian Rice was not included. Brian Rice was always an intended author of this publication. The authors have records of previous versions that had been reviewed by the editorial team in which Brian is included as an author, as well as the final publishing agreement signed by all authors, with both Duncan and Brian as coauthors of this work.

    The corrected article will appear in the online version of the paper on the JMIR website on January 15, 2018, together with the publication of this correction notice. Because this was made after submission to PubMed or Pubmed Central and other full-text repositories, the corrected article also has been re-submitted to those repositories.

    Edited by G Eysenbach; This is a non–peer-reviewed article. submitted 13.11.17; accepted 23.11.17; published 15.01.18

    ©Amrita Rao, Shauna Stahlman, James Hargreaves, Sharon Weir, Jessie Edwards, Brian Rice, Duncan Kochelani, Mpumelelo Mavimbela, Stefan Baral. Originally published in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance (, 15.01.2018.

    This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published in JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, is properly cited. The complete bibliographic information, a link to the original publication on, as well as this copyright and license information must be included.