Prospective study of bacteraemia in cancer patients. Results of a French multicentre study.

@article{Escande1998ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of bacteraemia in cancer patients. Results of a French multicentre study.},
  author={M C Escande and R Herbrecht},
  journal={Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={273-80}
}
  • M C Escande, R Herbrecht
  • Published 1998 in
    Supportive care in cancer : official journal of…
We performed a prospective assessment of the current epidemiology of bacteraemia in cancer patients hospitalized in 70 different adult and paediatric haematology and oncology departments. Over a 1-month period, microbiologists from 54 hospitals collected clinical data relating to patients with at least one positive blood culture. In addition, all strains isolated were assessed for their in vitro susceptibility to three broad-spectrum cephalosporins suitable for empirical treatment in cancer… CONTINUE READING
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