[Prevention and treatment of respiratory infections in leukemia patients].

@article{Masaoka1989PreventionAT,
  title={[Prevention and treatment of respiratory infections in leukemia patients].},
  author={Tohru Masaoka},
  journal={Nihon Kyobu Shikkan Gakkai zasshi},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={299-303}
}
Among infections in leukemia patients during their first induction treatment pneumonia was the third most frequent infection (11.4%) following fever of unknown origin and sepsis. Granulocytopenia was suggested to be very closely related to the onset of pneumonia. Laminar air flow rooms seemed very effective for preventing exogenous infections including… CONTINUE READING