Evaluation of Bloodstream Infections During Chemotherapy-Induced Febrile Neutropenia in Patients with Malignant Hematological Diseases: Single Center Experience

@inproceedings{Piukovics2015EvaluationOB,
  title={Evaluation of Bloodstream Infections During Chemotherapy-Induced Febrile Neutropenia in Patients with Malignant Hematological Diseases: Single Center Experience},
  author={Kl{\'a}ra Piukovics and Gabriella Terhes and Andrea L. Lazar and Fl{\'o}ra T{\'i}m{\'a}r and Zita Borb{\'e}nyi and Edit Urb{\'a}n},
  booktitle={European journal of microbiology & immunology},
  year={2015}
}
From year to year, it is important to get an overview of the occurrence of causative agents in febrile neutropenic patients to determine the empiric treatment. Thus our aims were to evaluate a four-year period regarding the prevalence of bloodstream infections and the most important causative agents. During this period, 1,361 patients were treated in our hematology ward because of various hematological disorders. 812 febrile episodes were recorded in 469 patients. At that time, 3,714 blood… CONTINUE READING