Early infection in bone marrow transplantation: quantitative study of clinical factors that affect risk.

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Infections remain common life-threatening complications of bone marrow transplantation. To examine clinical factors that affect infection risk, we retrospectively studied patients who received bone marrow transplants (53 autologous and 51 allogeneic). Over a median of 27 hospital days, 44 patients developed documented infections. Both autologous… (More)

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@article{Engels1999EarlyII, title={Early infection in bone marrow transplantation: quantitative study of clinical factors that affect risk.}, author={Eric A. Engels and Cecilia A Ellis and Stacey E. Supran and Christopher H. Schmid and Michael Barza and D. P. Schenkein and Yener Koç and K B Miller and John B. Wong}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={1999}, volume={28 2}, pages={256-66} }