Future policies include improved treatment or prevention of mucositis, earlier detection and identification of isolates, and revision of current anti-microbial drug protocols for empiric treatment of neutropenic fever
Since he developed acute renal failure in a previous neutropenic fever
attack while under empiric liposomal amphotericin-B treatment, caspofungin (1 mg/kg) was chosen.
During evaluation for a chemotherapy-induced neutropenic fever
, he was found to have an expanding and nonhealing painless vaccination site 6.
The 2005 National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) practice guidelines recommend the primary use of CSFs in patients who are treated in a curative or adjuvant setting with regimens that carry a 20% or higher risk of neutropenic events, including neutropenic fever
But there are clinical data to suggest the agent also has efficacy against invasive candidiasis, cryptococcal infection, and neutropenic fever
Oncologic Emergencies, Part II: Neutropenic Fever
, Tumor Lysis Syndrome, And Hypercalcemia Of Malignancy
Pseudobacteraemia in a patient with neutropenic fever
caused by a novel paenibacillus species: Paenibacillus hongkongensis sp.
On day 16, she was readmitted with neutropenic fever
and herpes labialis infection.