Bacterial infections in low-risk, febrile neutropenic patients.


BACKGROUND Accurate identification of low-risk, febrile neutropenic patients has become possible only recently. Many such patients are treated with oral antibiotics without hospitalization. To the authors' knowledge, data concerning the spectrum of bacterial infections in these patients are scarce, and collecting such data may have an impact on the choice… (More)


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@article{Kamana2005BacterialII, title={Bacterial infections in low-risk, febrile neutropenic patients.}, author={Mallika Kamana and Carmelita P. Escalante and Craig A. Mullen and Susan E. Frisbee-Hume and Kenneth V. I. Rolston}, journal={Cancer}, year={2005}, volume={104 2}, pages={422-6} }