The use of new and better antibiotics for bacterial infections in patients with leukemia.


Bacterial infection is the most common complication of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia particularly in patients with hematologic malignancies. Bacterial infections predominate during the initial phases of neutropenic episodes. The spectrum of bacterial infection continues to evolve globally and locally at the institutional level, as do patterns of… (More)
DOI: 10.3816/CLM.2009.s.035


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