Severe infections in children with acute leukemia undergoing intensive chemotherapy can successfully be prevented by ciprofloxacin, voriconazole, or micafungin prophylaxis.

@article{Yeh2014SevereII,
  title={Severe infections in children with acute leukemia undergoing intensive chemotherapy can successfully be prevented by ciprofloxacin, voriconazole, or micafungin prophylaxis.},
  author={Ting-Chi Yeh and Hsi-Che Liu and Jen-Yin Hou and Kuan-Hao Chen and T Huang and Ching-Yi Chang and Der-Cherng Liang},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={120 8},
  pages={
          1255-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the current study was to prevent bloodstream infection and invasive fungal infection (IFI) by administering prophylactic antibiotic and antifungal agents during intensive chemotherapy in patients being treated for acute leukemia. METHODS Prophylaxis treatment was administered during intensive chemotherapy in children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2012. Oral ciprofloxacin (at a dose of 300… CONTINUE READING
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