Other Material Without Named Author(s) or With Named Authors and a Group Name
3.11.11 Other Material Without Named Author(s) or With Named Authors and a Group Name
Reference may be made to material that has no named author or is prepared by a committee or other group. The following forms are used:
1. Ferguson JJ, Califf RM, Antman EM, et al; SYNERGY Trial Investigators. Enoxaparin vs unfractionated heparin in high-risk patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes managed with an intended early invasive strategy: primary results of the SYNERGY randomized trial. JAMA.2004;292(1):45-54.
2. Eye Diseases Prevalence Research Group. Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in the United States. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122(4):564-572.
3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prevalence of receiving multiple preventive-care services among adults with diabetes—United States, 2002–2004. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005;54(44):1130-1133.
References may also have bylines containing the names of individuals and the name of a group or several groups.
4. Hennis A, Wu S-Y, Nemesure B, Leske MC; Barbados Eye Studies Group. Risk factors for incident cortical and posterior subcapsular lens opacities in the Barbados Eye Studies. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122(4):525-530.
5. Taylor Z, Nolan CM, Blumberg HM; American Thoracic Society; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Infectious Diseases Society of America. Controlling tuberculosis in the United States: recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2005;54(RR-12):1-81.
In examples 4 and 5 above, a semicolon, not a comma, precedes the group name in the author field and no articles (eg, the) are included with the group names.