Evaluation of factors associated with prolonged hospital stay and outcome of febrile neutropenic patients receiving chemotherapy: 70 cases (1997-2010).

@article{Britton2014EvaluationOF,
  title={Evaluation of factors associated with prolonged hospital stay and outcome of febrile neutropenic patients receiving chemotherapy: 70 cases (1997-2010).},
  author={Brooke M. Britton and Maureen E Kelleher and Thomas P. Gregor and Karin U. Sorenmo},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={266-76}
}
Febrile neutropenia (FN) is an important sequela in veterinary patients receiving chemotherapy. The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with prolonged hospital stay and outcome in canine patients developing FN secondary to chemotherapy administration. Medical records of 70 dogs treated for FN at the University of Pennsylvania from 1997 to 2010 were retrospectively evaluated. The mean interval between chemotherapy and hospitalization was 7 days. Two-thirds of treated… CONTINUE READING
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