Perils of quinolone exposure in cancer patients: breakthrough bacteremia with multidrug-resistant organisms.

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BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to determine the effect of antibiotic use (including prophylaxis) on the emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) breakthrough bacteremia in cancer patients. METHODS In this retrospective study, the authors identified all bacteremia episodes from July 2005 to December 2006 at their tertiary cancer center and… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.24812

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