A survey of infectious disease clinical practices among pediatric blood and marrow transplant programs in the United States.

@article{AbdelAzim2015ASO,
  title={A survey of infectious disease clinical practices among pediatric blood and marrow transplant programs in the United States.},
  author={Hisham Abdel-Azim and Chelsea Balian and Priti Tewari and Ruth Santizo and Neena Kapoor and Kris Michael Mahadeo},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={731-5}
}
We assessed clinical practice standards for infectious complications among pediatric blood and marrow transplant (PBMT) recipients. An anonymous online survey was sent to all 64 pediatric program directors (PD) of PBMT centers in the United States, which are accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). The overall response rate was 56% (CI: 44-68%); variations in clinical practices were noted regarding (i) surveillance for late onset cytomegalovirus (CMV… CONTINUE READING