Life-threatening infections occurring more than 3 months after BMT. 18 UK Bone Marrow Transplant Teams.

@article{Hoyle1994LifethreateningIO,
  title={Life-threatening infections occurring more than 3 months after BMT. 18 UK Bone Marrow Transplant Teams.},
  author={Catherine Hoyle and J M Goldman},
  journal={Bone marrow transplantation},
  year={1994},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={247-52}
}
We sent a questionnaire to 22 teams performing allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplants (BMT) in the UK enquiring about routine use of prophylactic antimicrobials post-transplant, use of CMV-negative blood products and the incidence of major infection acquired more than 3 months post-BMT. Eighteen centres (82%) responded. To prevent Pneumocystis infection 17 centres routinely gave cotrimoxazole at various doses for periods varying between 3 and 12 months (or sometimes longer if chronic… CONTINUE READING

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