Infections in children undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in India.

@article{George2006InfectionsIC,
  title={Infections in children undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in India.},
  author={Biju George and Vikram Mathews and Auro Viswabandya and Alok Srivastava and Mammen Chandy},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={48-54}
}
We studied the clinical profile of infections among 221 pediatric patients who underwent 230 allogeneic transplants between 1986 and June 2004. All patients developed febrile neutropenia. There were 283 documented infections, which included bacterial (36.9%), viral (45.7%), fungal (11.1%) and other infections (6.3%) including tuberculosis. Bacterial and fungal infections were more common in the first 30 days following BMT, while viral infections were more common >30 days after BMT. Bacterial… CONTINUE READING

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