Correspondence Information


Information concerning which of the authors (or other contributors) is the corresponding contributor, to whom information requests should be addressed


A cross-reference element (<xref>) may point to the this element’s id attribute.


id Identifier

Related Elements

Conversion Note: In current journal DTD practice, information naming one contributor as the corresponding contributor may be tagged explicitly using a <corresp> element or may just be one of many footnotes <fn> concerning the contributor. Although this DTD Suite supports both practices, if possible, the correspondence information should be tagged using the Correspondence Information <corresp> element.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  corresp      (#PCDATA %corresp-elements;)*                >


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<author-notes> Author Note Group

Tagged Example

<contrib contrib-type="author">
<role>senior scientist</role>
<xref ref-type="aff">
<xref ref-type="corresp" rid="cor1">&#x2010;</xref>
</sup>Policlinique M&#x00E9;dicale Universitaire, 1005 Lausanne,
Switzerland, <sup>
</sup>Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Bern,
<fn fn-type="con">
<p>&#x2003; Contributors: VD'A was responsible for data entry,
management and analysis, interpretation of results, and writing 
the manuscript. PL was responsible for clinical supervision, 
data collection, and interpretation of results.</p>
<corresp id="cor1">&#x2010; Correspondence to: B Genton
<pub-date pub-type="pub">