Empirical antibiotic therapy for febrile neutropenia in pediatric cancer patients

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Authors

  • Karin GE Miedema,

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    1. Beatrix Children's Hospital / University Medical Centre of Groningen, Pediatric Oncology/Hematology, Groningen, Netherlands
    • Karin GE Miedema, Pediatric Oncology/Hematology, Beatrix Children's Hospital / University Medical Centre of Groningen, Groningen, 9713 GZ, Netherlands. k.g.e.miedema@bkk.umcg.nl.

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  • Marianne D van de Wetering,

    1. Emma Children's Hospital / Academic Medical Center, Department of Paediatric Oncology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • Leonie Naeije,

    1. Emma Children's Hospital / Academic Medical Center, Department of Paediatric Oncology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • Edwin R van den Heuvel,

    1. University Medical Center Groningen, Medical Statistics (E.3.14), Department of Epidemiology, Groningen, Netherlands
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  • Wim JE Tissing

    1. Beatrix Children's Hospital / University Medical Centre of Groningen, Pediatric Oncology/Hematology, Groningen, Netherlands
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this systematic review is to evaluate the efficacy of various empirical intravenous and/or oral antibiotic regimens that have been examined in pediatric cancer patients with febrile neutropenia.