HSV-1 viremia as a potential cause of febrile neutropenia in an immunocompromised child.

@article{Holzinger2010HSV1VA,
  title={HSV-1 viremia as a potential cause of febrile neutropenia in an immunocompromised child.},
  author={Dirk Holzinger and Joachim M K{\"u}hn and Karoline Ehlert and Andreas H Groll},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={e19-21}
}
SUMMARY Although the standard of care in febrile neutropenic patients includes the initiation of empirical antibacterial and antifungal therapy, many patients do not respond and need further diagnostic work up and treatment. Here, we report on an immunosuppressed neutropenic patient with a prolonged episode of fever unresponsive to empirical antibacterial… CONTINUE READING