Ciprofloxacin and amoxicillin as continuation treatment of febrile neutropenia in pediatric cancer patients.

@article{Park2003CiprofloxacinAA,
  title={Ciprofloxacin and amoxicillin as continuation treatment of febrile neutropenia in pediatric cancer patients.},
  author={Julie Park and James R. Coughlin and Douglas Hawkins and Debra L. Friedman and Jane L. Burns and Thomas Pendergrass},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={93-8}
}
BACKGROUND The empiric administration of anti-microbial therapy significantly reduces the morbidity and mortality associated with febrile neutropenic episodes in oncology patients. Outpatient empiric antibiotic therapy can be safely administered to a subset of febrile neutropenic patients at low risk for clinical complications. PROCEDURE Pediatric cancer patients presenting with febrile neutropenia after non-myeloablative chemotherapy and who met institutional criteria for early hospital… CONTINUE READING