In recommendation #3 of the Academy's policy statement on the use of oral acyclovir therapy for varicella, which appeared in the March 1993 (vol 91, #3) issue of Pediatrics; a dosage error appears.

The recommendation should read:

"When given, oral acyclovir should be administered for 5 days, starting within the first 24 hours of rash onset, at a dose of 20 mg/kg four times a day, with a maximum dose of 800 mg four times a day."

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