Selective antimicrobial modulation of the intestinal flora of patients with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.


Thirty-three patients with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia were studied during remission-induction treatment in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study to ascertain the effect on the incidence of infection of an oral regimen of selective antimicrobial modulation (SAM). A decrease in the number of major acquired infections was observed: three… (More)


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