Strict protective isolation in allogenic bone marrow transplantation: effect on infectious complications, fever and graft versus host disease.

@article{Skinhj1987StrictPI,
  title={Strict protective isolation in allogenic bone marrow transplantation: effect on infectious complications, fever and graft versus host disease.},
  author={Peter Skinh\oj and Niels Jacobsen and Niels H\oiby and V. Faber},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1987},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={91-6}
}
Complete microbial decontamination (laminar air flow room, sterile nursing and oral administration of cefamandole, gentamicin and nystatin) was carried out in 65 consecutive patients prior to allogeneic BMT for leukaemia (n = 58) or aplastic anaemia (n = 7). Very few microorganisms persisted during the post-transplant treatment period, and the gut became… CONTINUE READING