Decolonization of Intestinal Carriage of MDR/XDR Gram-Negative Bacteria with Oral Colistin in Patients with Hematological Malignancies: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract

Background Intestinal colonization by MDR/XDR gram-negative bacteria leads to an increased risk of subsequent bloodstream infections (BSI) in patients receiving chemotherapy as a treatment for hematologic malignancies. Objectives The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of oral colistin in eradicating the intestinal carriage of MDR/XDR… (More)
DOI: 10.4084/MJHID.2018.030

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