Infectious disease management of adult leukemic patients undergoing chemotherapy: 1982 to 1986 experience at Stanford University Hospital.

@article{OHanley1989InfectiousDM,
  title={Infectious disease management of adult leukemic patients undergoing chemotherapy: 1982 to 1986 experience at Stanford University Hospital.},
  author={P P O'Hanley and Jacob C. Easaw and H S Rugo and S J Easaw},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={87 6},
  pages={605-13}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the recent incidence of infection and to evaluate antimicrobial usage among adult leukemic patients undergoing chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at Stanford University Hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS The records of 142 adult patients from a consecutive series of 226 induction or consolidation/maintenance chemotherapy courses for AML or ALL between 1982 to 1986 were reviewed retrospectively… CONTINUE READING

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