Nidhi Rohatgi

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Community respiratory viruses (CRVs) have been recognized as a potential cause of pneumonia and death among hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) recipients and patients with hematologic malignancies. We reviewed the Microbiology Laboratory records dated from July 1, 2000, to June 30, 2002, to identify patients who had respiratory specimens(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the patterns of chemotherapy use for patients with multiple myeloma and to determine if chemotherapy is effective in prolonging survival outside the clinical trial settings. METHODS We studied a nationwide and population-based retrospective cohort of 4902 patients > or =65 years of age with stage II or III multiple myeloma from 1992 to(More)
BACKGROUND Eptifibatide is a glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa inhibitor used globally, but there is little information on overdose. We report a case of eptifibatide overdose with no consequence to the patient. METHODS We searched for eptifibatide overdose on PubMed, British National Formulary, Thomson Micromedex, EudraPharm, Toxbase, and the Medicines and(More)
Aspergillus produces diverse pulmonary manifestations, its clinical spectrum extending from harmless saprophytic colonization to universally lethal disseminated infection. Management of the conditions produced by Aspergillus is also diverse and may consist of either observation or treatment with corticosteroid agents or amphotericin B. The factors that(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Little is known about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in patients with leukemia. The aim of this study was to determine the characteristics, and the outcome of RSV infection with or without therapy with aerosolized ribavirin in leukemia patients. DESIGN AND METHODS We reviewed the records of 52 leukemia patients with(More)
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