Intervention Review

Antibiotic prophylaxis for bacterial infections in afebrile neutropenic patients following chemotherapy

  1. Anat Gafter-Gvili1,*,
  2. Abigail Fraser2,
  3. Mical Paul3,
  4. Liat Vidal1,
  5. Theresa A Lawrie4,
  6. Marianne D van de Wetering5,
  7. Leontien CM Kremer5,
  8. Leonard Leibovici1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group

Published Online: 18 JAN 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004386.pub3

How to Cite

Gafter-Gvili A, Fraser A, Paul M, Vidal L, Lawrie TA, van de Wetering MD, Kremer LCM, Leibovici L. Antibiotic prophylaxis for bacterial infections in afebrile neutropenic patients following chemotherapy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004386. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004386.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Department of Medicine E, Petah Tikva, Israel

  2. 2

    University of Bristol, Oakfield House, MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

  3. 3

    Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Haifa, Israel

  4. 4

    Royal United Hospital, Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group, Bath, UK

  5. 5

    Emma Children's Hospital / Academic Medical Center, Department of Paediatric Oncology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

*Anat Gafter-Gvili, Department of Medicine E, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petah Tikva, 49100, Israel.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JAN 2012


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