Retraction: Enterocolitis in Children With Developmental Disorders

  title={Retraction: Enterocolitis in Children With Developmental Disorders},
  author={A. Wakefield and A. Anthony and S. Murch and M. Thomson and S. Montgomery and S. Davies and J. O'leary and M. Berelowitz and J. Walker-smith},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
On 28 January 2010, the UK General Medical Council’s Fitness to Practice Panel raised concerns about a paper published in the Lancet by Dr Wakefi eld et al. (1). Th e main issues were that the patient sample collected was likely to be biased and that the statement in the paper, that the study had local ethics committee approval, was false. Th ere was also the possibility of a serious confl ict of interest in the interpretation of the data. Th e Lancet has now retracted this paper (1). Th is… Expand
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