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Erratum to: Antimicrobials: a global alliance for optimizing their rational use in intra-abdominal infections (AGORA)

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World Journal of Emergency Surgery201712:35

  • Received: 27 July 2017
  • Accepted: 27 July 2017
  • Published:

The original article was published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2016 11:33


The original article [1] contains an error whereby a co-author, Boris Sakakushev has their family name spelt incorrectly as ‘Sakakhushev’.

The authors would therefore like it known that the correct spelling of the family name is ‘Sakakushev’.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Surgery, Macerata Hospital, Via Santa Lucia 2, 62100 Macerata, Italy
Department of Trauma Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
Genomic Research Laboratory, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy
Department of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, USA
General Surgery Department, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
Department of General, Maggiore Hospital, Parma, Italy
Department of Surgery, “Infermi” Hospital, Rimini, Italy
Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, USA
Department of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, and Center for Sepsis and Critical Illness Research, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
General, Acute Care, and Trauma Surgery, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
General and Upper GI Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Department of General, Visceral, and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Peine, Academic Hospital of Medical University Hannover, Peine, Germany
Department of Clinical microbiology, Ampath National Laboratory Services, Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, USA
Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Departments of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Département d’Anesthésie-Réanimation, CHU Bichat Claude-Bernard-HUPNVS, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, University Denis Diderot, Paris, France
Section of Critical Care Medicine and Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology/Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Australia Pharmacy Department, Royal Brisbane and Womens’ Hospital, Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care Research Centre, Australia School of Pharmacy, The University of Queensland, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Akron General Medical Center, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron, OH, USA
Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Division of Infectious Diseases, Los Angeles County-University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine at USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Division of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, USA
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
General Surgery, ULSS19 del Veneto, Adria Hospital, Adria, RO, Italy
Biomedical Research Center, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
Department of Microbiology, Chitwan Medical College, and Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Oita University, Oita, Japan
Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool, and Mercy Hospital Research Laboratory, Njala University, Bo, Sierra Leone
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Department of Traumatology, John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Department of Surgery, Bizerte Hospital, Bizerte, Tunisia
Academic Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Department of General Surgery, Hospital San Juan de Dios de La Serena, La Serena, Chile
Emergency Department, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Department of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, VA Boston HealthCare System, and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Department of Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Department of Surgery, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Pharmacy Department, Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Hospital Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitario Dr Jose Eleuterio Gonzalez, Monterrey, Mexico
Department of Pharmacology, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
Department of General Surgery, Kuala Krai Hospital, Kuala Krai, Kelantan, Malaysia
Department of Surgery and Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Regional Hospital, Limbe, Cameroon
Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London, London, UK
Department of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Colli-Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
Department of Surgery, Tianjin Nankai Hospital, Nankai Clinical School of Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China
Infectología Institucional SRL, Hospital Municipal Chivilcoy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Department of Surgery, University Clinical Center of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Department General Surgery, Kipshidze Central University Hospital, Tbilisi, Georgia
Department of Surgery, Quatre Villes Hospital, St Cloud, France
School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Uriah Butler Highway, Champ Fleurs, Trinidad and Tobago
Division of Acute Care Surgery, Program in Trauma, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
Department of Surgical Sciences, Cannizzaro Hospital, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Department of Surgery, Maggiore Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Center for Food Safety, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA, USA
School of Pharmacy and Biomedicine, Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Trauma, Tirana, Albania
Département d’Anesthésie-Réanimation, CHU Amiens-Picardie, and INSERM U1088, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
Department of Surgery, Division of Burn, Critical Care, and Trauma Surgery (K.P.S., S.R.E.), Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA
Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Surgery, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russian Federation
Sudan National Public Health Laboratory, Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil
Institut Pasteur, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
6th Department of Internal Medicine, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece
Department of General Surgery, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
2nd Department of Surgery, Aretaieion University Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitário Terezinha de Jesus, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas e da Saúde de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Center for Global Health, Mito Kyodo General Hospital, University of Tsukuba, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Hospital Privado Centro Médico de Caracas and Hospital Vargas de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela
Unit of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Defense Health, National Defence University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Institute of Hygiene, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 27, 12203 Berlin, Germany
Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Orgamed Consulting, Bad Griesbach, Germany
Department of Surgery, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Department of Surgery, Faculté de médecine, Université de Parakou, BP 123, Parakou, Bénin
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
Department of Surgery Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Department of Microbiology, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India
Clinic for Emergency Surgery, Medical Faculty University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
3rd Department of General Surgery, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Department of Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
Department of General Surgery, Division of Surgery, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
Department of Emergency Surgery, City Hospital, Mozyr, Belarus
Department of Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Department of Surgery, The Brunei Cancer Centre, Jerudong Park, Brunei
Department of Surgery, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Campbelltown, NSW, Australia
Division of Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Department of General Surgery, Erzincan University, Faculty of Medicine, Erzincan, Turkey
Department of Pharmacy, Lebanese International University, Beirut, Lebanon
School of Life Science and The ithree Institute, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health, Unit of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, UNIVMP, Ancona, Italy
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Brussels, Belgium
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy, Abilene, TX, USA
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Hôpital Nord, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, France
Abdominal Center, University Hospital Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
Department of Surgery, Inling Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, China
Division of Infectious Diseases, Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia
Department for Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery, Cologne Merheim Medical Center (CMMC), University of Witten/Herdecke (UW/H), Cologne, Germany
Health Research Program, Institute of Economic and Social Research, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Research Organization (MICRO), Wellcome Trust-HRB Clinical Research, Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James’ University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Department of Surgery, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
Department of Surgery, Radiology, University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
General Surgery Department, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal
Department of Surgery, Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Center of Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford, CT, USA
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Research Unit, Health Policy Consult, Weija, Accra, Ghana
Department of Surgery, King Abdullah University Hospital, Irbid, Jordan
Department of Surgery and Critical Care, Universidad del Valle, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia
Department of Surgery, Hassan II University Hospital, Medical School of Fez, Sidi Mohamed Benabdellah University, Fez, Morocco
Division of Emergency and Trauma Surgery, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Division of Surgery, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy
Department of General and Emergency Surgery, Riga East University Hospital ‘Gailezers’, Riga, Latvia
National Institute for Health Research, Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Campus, London, UK
Department of General Surgery, Jesenice General Hospital, Jesenice, Slovenia
Trauma and Acute Care Service, St Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit N° 6, Callao, Peru
General Surgery Department, Medical University, University Hospital St George, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Intensive Care Department, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
II Cátedra de Clínica Quirúrgica, Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, San Lorenzo, Paraguay
Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Policlinico A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University Hospital, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand
Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Tan Tock Seng, Singapore, Singapore
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Department of Emergency Surgery and Critical Care, Centro Medico Imbanaco, Cali, Colombia
Department of Surgery, North Estonia Medical Center, Tallinn, Estonia
Surgery Health Care Group, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull, UK
APHP medical and infectious diseases ICU, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
Institute of Microbiology, Biological and Environmental Sciences College, University San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
Department of Molecular Biology, Tran Hung Dao Hospital, No 1, Tran Hung Dao Street, Hai Ba Trung Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam
1st Department of Surgery - Department of Abdominal, Thoracic Surgery and Traumatology, General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
Department of Surgery, Medical School University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
Nottingham Oesophago-Gastric Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, UK
Department of Surgery, Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India
State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, The First Affilliated Hospital, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China
Trauma and Emergency Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Department of Surgery, MOSC Medical College Kolenchery, Cochin, India
Infection Control Unit, Angers University, CHU d’Angers, Angers, France
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgry, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, AORN dei Colli Vincenzo Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit, Sant’Orsola University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Infectious Diseases Unit, University of Genoa (DISSAL) and IRCCS San Martino-IST, Genoa, Italy
Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Sant’ Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy


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